PebbleCreek Kare Bears

Skin Cancer Screening
Monday-Tuesday, October 15, 16

Monday-Tuesday, October 22, 23
8:30 AM to 3:30 PM, Mobile Unit across from EN Activities Office

Two patients will be seen per hour

Comprehensive Wellness Assessments
Monday-Wednesday, October 15, 16, and 17

Monday-Wednesday, November 19, 20, and 21

8:00 AM to 4 PM, Mobile Unit at Tuscany Falls

Kare Bears has teamed up with Wellspring to provide on-site Comprehensive Wellness Assessments that include:
-  Allergy Testing (62 panel comprehensive test)
-  Audiometry (hearing test) that detects early hearing loss so that it can be addressed
-  Body Composition Assessment (to help detect and prevent a multitude of health issues)
-  Diabetes Screening that detects both pre-diabetes and diabetes
-  Heart Health Study that accurately assess multiple heart functions
-  Lab Service that covers regular lab tests that predict early disease indicators
- Pulmonary Function Testing that helps in the detection of certain lung disorders
- Vision Screening that quickly and accurately detects vision issues
- Imaging and Ultrasound that visualizes images of all the major organs
- Dermatology Screen looks over your skin for any possible abnormalities

Visit Wellspring's Comprehensive Wellness Assessment website: www.wellspringcwa.com for more information.

We look forward to your taking this important step for your health!  There have been approximately 100 people that have received this comprehensive testing here in PC and it has proven to be an invaluable tool for them and their Physicians. There will be a $0 Co-pay with all testing covered by your health insurance. You will receive a coupon with your care package with program details.

Sign up for your Comprehensive Wellness Assessment by contacting Wellspring at 480-664-3840 or by email at register@wellspringcwa.com

Wellspring will be contacting you to get insurance information and let you know that it is covered and provide your appointment time.      

AARP Safe Driving Class
Thursday, October 18, 8:30 to 12:30, TF Capri Room

The cost for AARP members is $15 (bring your AARP card) and for non-members the cost is $20. Checks for the class should be made payable to AARP on the day of the class. 

Safety techniques and driving principles will be explained in the class. Some auto insurers do give a discount upon completion of the class, so please check with your insurance carriers.  It is well worth the time and cost.  A certificate of completion will be distributed at the end of class. 

Flu / Pneumonia Shots

Friday, October 12
Thursday, October 18
Friday, October 19
Wednesday, October 24


8 AM to 1 PM, TF Ballroom 1

Walgreens will be giving the Standard Flu Shots, High Dose 65 plus Flu Shots, Pneumonia Shots, and Pneumonia Booster Shots. Flu vaccines are administered yearly.  Pneumonia vaccines are administered every 5 years and the pneumonia booster shot is administered once in a lifetime.  If you have had a pneumonia vaccine in the last 5 years, you can get a booster. 

In general, most insurance covers the cost of the Flu Shots at 100% (Medicare does cover flu shots).  However, if the shots are not covered by your insurance, the cash price for the Standard Flu Shots is approximately $40.  The cost of  for the High Does 65 plus shot is approximately $69.99. The cash price for the Pneumonia shot is approximately $252, and for the Pneumonia Booster shot the price is $460.  Please check with your insurance carrier prior to signing up for your copay price.

Walgreens would like payment by cash or check only.  If you pay by cash, please have exact change.  Most insurance plans are accepted. 

NOTE: If you wish to have a shingles shot or any other vaccinations, Walgreens  will be unable to administer these at the clinic in PebbleCreek, however, they will have information available. You will be able to make appointments on your own, or go to Walgreens at your convenience to get these other vaccinations. 

October Kare Bears Presents
Wednesday, October 24, 11 AM, EN Ballroom

"Medicare 101"

It’s That Time of Year Again! If you have questions regarding Medicare, you do not want to miss this Kare Bear Presents!  October is the time of year we learn about the updates and finding out if we signed up for everything we need.   It can be so confusing – and costly if we do not understand the complete picture how Medicare works.   One of the biggest changes that you will see this year, including information and resources regarding new Medicare cards that were to begin to be mailed out in April.

Kare Bear Presents welcomes Michelle Jewell to share the 101 on Medicare. You can find Michelle giving Medicare talks around the state and you can also hear her on Radio 960am,  She is a member of the National Association of Medicare Supplements and a co-author in the book “Aging in Arizona’.  She is a certified Medicare broker who helps seniors throughout Arizona understand how Medicare work.  The questions and information can seem overwhelming, Michelle helps people, like you, wade through the details and get answers to your questions.  Before her current profession, Michelle was a real estate agent in Tucson.  She is an avid scuba diver who loves to cook and travel.  She recently married her high school sweetheart, Wayne, and lives in Phoenix with their dog Leroy. 

AED /CPR Class
Friday, October 26, 8:30 to 11:30, Tuscany Ballroom 1 - DATE CORRECTED

You can get your BLS if you are a provider or just a CPR card and expose yourself to the gifts of life you may sometime give!

Kare Bears Fall Luncheon
Wednesday, November 14, 10:30-Bar Opens, 11:AM-Doors Open, TF Ballroom

See the full article on the Home Page of this web site

American Red Cross Blood Drive
Tuesday, November 20

Estate Planning, and Funeral Planning
Wednesday, November 26, 11 AM, Tuscany Falls Chianti Room

The session will have 2 Presenters with 2 very important topics that you need to know regarding planning and peace of mind. 

Jason May is an Estate Planner, Probate and Elder Attorney.  He focuses his efforts on helping people achieve their goals and dreams through effective estate planning.  As a trial probate attorney, Jason helps clients find and close the loopholes in their plans. Information we need sometimes ... but do not want to think about.  

Also joining Jason is Sean Thompson, Sean is the owner of Thompson Funeral Chapel.
His presentation covers : 

- - The value of pre-planning
- - The difference between our two locations:  Simply and Thompson 3. 

- - What is the difference between a funeral home and a Society Association for Cremation/Burial?  

With these two sensitive topics it is very important to learn all you can regarding your options. 
This location has limited seating - so you must RSVP

        - to Linda Jo Orinski - by phone 775.842.8990; or by email  lindajo05@gmail.com

 Attendance and refreshments are FREE!

United Blood Services Blood Drive

Tuesday, November 27

November Blood Drive details coming soon