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Christy VanderMolen

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Thanks to Circle volunteers

In celebration of Volunteer Appreciation Month, Payson Regional Medical Center would like to thank all the Senior Circle volunteers for their service.

Cardiologist makes return visit to Circle

Dr. Sam Gillette was the featured speaker at the March 23 Lunch and Learn. Back by popular demand, Dr. Gillette spoke to a group of 78 Senior Circle members.

New residents should find a new doctor before one is needed

If you are new to Payson and a senior, welcome to the best place on earth to live! Payson has so much to offer active adults — hiking clubs, travel opportunities, music venues, social activities, entertainment and educational opportunities.

Food-borne illness is topic of next Senior Circle Lunch and Learn

Kerry Cassens will be the guest speaker at the Senior Circle Lunch and Learn April 13. She will discuss “Food-borne Illness: What is it and how to avoid it.”

Learn lots Saturday; then get ready to move to the music

The Mogollon Health Alliance 13th Annual Women’s Wellness Forum offers great educational opportunities to women of all ages and has some particularly interesting topics being presented that are of interest to us over 50.

Culinary arts students warm Senior Circle hearts

The Payson High School Culinary Arts Department catered a spectacular Valentine event at the Senior Circle last week. Twelve students from the culinary department prepared and served a delicious chicken alfredo dinner.

Rim Country blessed with active seniors

Today’s seniors are just not what they used to be. In fact, we probably need to come up with a different name for those over 55.

Hearing tests, insurance information at Circle

Abbott Hearing Center will be providing free hearing tests at the Senior Circle starting at 9:30 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 2.

Drink orange juice to be heart smart

You’ve heard an apple a day but did you know OJ (orange juice) a day may keep the doctor away

Speakers, classes scheduled

The Payson Regional Medical Center Senior Circle will host two speakers and start several new classes during January.

A special message for the holidays

It seems like it was just last week that I walked into the Senior Circle for the first time. I just don’t know where this last year has gone.

Senior Circle members visit Verde Valley, Sedona

Two buses of Senior Circle members headed out to the Cliff Castle Casino and Sedona Las Abrigados Resort Wednesday, Dec. 8 and they all came back saying they had a blast.

Santa at Senior Circle Christmas party

The Majestic Rim Retirement Community on Tyler Parkway was the setting for this year’s Senior Circle Christmas party.

Senior Circle plans huge holiday bake sale

The Senior Circle Holiday Bake Sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 14 at the Senior Circle facility at 215 N. Beeline Highway.

Seniors share thanks for blessings found with Senior Circle

Members of the Senior Circle recently shared thanks for the blessings of 2010 at the Thanksgiving potluck.

November is Diabetes Month, support group meets Nov. 29

Nearly 24 million Americans are afflicted with diabetes — and an additional 57 million Americans are at risk. November is American Diabetes Month, a time to better understand this disease and the importance of diabetes prevention and control.

Senior Circle has tempting travel opportunities

The 2011 travel opportunities with the Payson Regional Medical Center’s Senior Circle offer something for just about everyone.

Looking good in later years

I recently went to the Valley to visit my son and my new daughter-in-law. I was sitting in the bathroom with my daughter-in-law Jenny visiting with her as she was getting ready for the day.

Senior Circle’s parent PRMC is tops in survey

Payson Regional Medical Center recently completed the Joint Commission Survey and received a final CHS score of 94 — one of the Joint Commission’s top scores.

‘Nifty over 50’ presentation planned

“Edu-tainer” Lynda Murphy will be speaking at the Oct. 27 Lunch and Learn at the Senior Circle.