Events & Education at Banner Sun Health Research Institute  

Lectures and Events

 

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Banner Brain Health Program
Learn how lifestyle choices can minimize the risk of Alzheimer’s disease and then “flex” your cognitive muscles as you determine how to exercise your brain.  This class is for healthy adults without a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease or Dementia.

When:  1 p.m. Wednesday, April 6
Where:  Banner Sun Health Research Institute,10515 W. Santa Fe Drive, Building B, Morin Auditorium Sun City, AZ  85351
Registration is required by calling (602) 230-2273. Space is limited.


BSHRI Community Lecture Series
Is it Essential Tremor or Parkinson’s disease? What is the difference? Distinguishing essential tremor from Parkinson’s disease can be challenging, both in the early stages of these diseases and as these diseases progress. Join us as one of our expert movement disorder neurologists give you information about both conditions and how to distinguish between the two.

When:
 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 6
Where:  Banner Sun Health Research Institute,10515 W. Santa Fe Drive, Building B, Morin Auditorium Sun City, AZ  85351
Registration is required by calling (623) 832-3248 or through e-mail. Space is limited.


COMPASS: Direction for Caregivers after the Dementia Diagnosis

Note: This class will be given in Spanish only.

This free 90-minute class is a great introduction to caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease. Whether it's someone with a new diagnosis or someone you've been providing care for a while, the class will help you navigate your journey. During the class you will learn the basics about:

  • Progression and treatment of Alzheimer's and related dementias
  • Improved communication skills to avoid arguments and upsets
  • Tips for improving daily living
  • Where to begin to find in-home and community assistance.

Note: This class will be given in Spanish only.


When:  1 p.m. Tuesday, April 12 
Where:  Banner Sun Health Research Institute,10515 W. Santa Fe Drive, Building B, Morin Auditorium Sun City, AZ  85351
Registration is required by calling (623) 839-6918 or through e-mail. Space is limited.


BSHRI Community Lecture Series
Non-Pharmacological and Complimentary Therapies for Parkinson’s disease
Parkinson disease is a chronic disorder that requires broad-based management.  Join us as we discuss viable treatment interventions outside of traditional pharmacotherapy and surgery.


When:
 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 20
Where:  Banner Sun Health Research Institute,10515 W. Santa Fe Drive, Building B, Morin Auditorium Sun City, AZ  85351
Registration is required by calling (623) 832-3248 or through e-mail. Space is limited.


BSHRI Community Lecture Series
Alzheimer’s Medications: What you need to know
While use of approved medications for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease don’t cure the illness, they can be effective in managing symptoms.  This 60-minute class will review medications used, how to set reasonable expectations for use, potential side effects and tips for common issues.

When:
 1 p.m. Friday, April 22
Where:  Banner Sun Health Research Institute,10515 W. Santa Fe Drive, Building B, Morin Auditorium Sun City, AZ  85351
Registration is required by calling (623) 832-3248 or through e-mail. Space is limited.

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Banner Sun Health Research Institute
10515 W. Santa Fe Drive
Sun City, AZ 85351
(623) 832-6500
 
 
 
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