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Banner Health has opened 10 immersive “Studio Elsewhere Recharge Rooms” for hospital employees, offering private spaces with sensory-driven experiences involving relaxing music and sounds, aromatherapy, and soothing visuals and lighting. Rooms are designed based on neuroscience research to help address trauma, anxiety, stress, and cognitive performance among health care professionals.Read More
Chloe Hansher lost nearly 70 lbs., dropping from a size 16 to a size 4. The 16-year-old Litchfield Park resident said she’s grateful for the bariatric procedure that has changed her life. Hansher, like other teens in Arizona, has struggled with obesity and the health and mental issues that can occur as a result.Read More
In Native American communities, music is an integral part of important ceremonies, celebrations, and traditions. Music is also a tool that can connect, soothe, motivate, distract, and bring joy to people living with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia.Read More
Fluent in six languages and with advanced degrees from MIT, Harvard Business School, and the University of GrenobleFrance, Tucson real estate investor Mike Kasser clearly has a sharp mind. That’s why he became concerned recently when he began struggling with his memory.Read More
Thanks to a $250,000 grant from Maricopa County, along with significant philanthropic investment by the J. Orin Edson family, Banner Alzheimer’s Institute is expanding a virtual training and mentoring program for Phoenix metro area physicians and other primary care professionals to help them effectively treat patients with cognitive disorders, including Alzheimer’s and related dementias.Read More