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Partners in Wellness featuring Valley of the Sun United Way

11/09/2022

Banner Health Foundation is excited to acknowledge Valley of the Sun United Way for supporting Banner Olive Branch Senior Center through their Mighty Change 2026 program to provide seniors in our community with access to healthy and nutritious meals.

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Expert panel makes recommendations to engage more participants in Alzheimer's research

11/01/2022

With an expected 13 million Americans projected to develop Alzheimer’s disease by 2050, the disease threatens to overwhelm the health care system, families, and caregivers. Yet only one new therapy drug, aducanumab, has been approved in the last 20 years. Discovering new treatments will require making it easier for more people from diverse backgrounds who are willing and qualified to participate in clinical trials.

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Jeremy Sharpe to lead campaign for Diamond Children’s Play Zone

11/01/2022

Tucson business leader Jeremy Sharpe is leading the Banner Health Foundation’s effort to build a Play Zone at Diamond Children’s Medical Center in Tucson. Once completed, the bright, non-medical Play Zone will give hospitalized kids and teens a space away from their hospital rooms and medical care team to work with certified Child Life Specialists, whose therapeutic interventions are largely play-based—as this is how kids connect to the world around them and master their experiences.

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Pulse of the City Soirée raises $1.3 million for Banner Children's

11/01/2022

With sleek, upscale décor and signature touches, the Banner Health Foundation’s 6th annual Pulse of the City Soirée, presented by Clearsense, LLC, offered a return to elegance with the theme, “Noir et Blanc.” Sophisticated, modern, black and white designs transformed the Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia for the 550 guests in attendance on Saturday, Oct. 22.

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Partners in Wellness featuring Fishkind, Bakewell, Maltzman, Hunter & Associates Eye Care and Surgery Center

10/26/2022

Banner Health Foundation is delighted to acknowledge Fishkind, Bakewell, Maltzman, Hunter & Associates Eye Care and Surgery Center for supporting Banner’s youngest patients through the Play Zone at Diamond Children’s Medical Center.

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