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The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommends these easy options for protecting yourself from harmful sun:
Tucson is heating up with this slew of 100-degree days and everyone is trying to stay out of the sun—but is that a good thing? Doctors and researchers have been touting the benefits of vitamin D, and the word on the sunny side of the street is that the most natural way to boost your D levels is to soak up some sun. So should you subject yourself to some outdoor time in the heat of summer, or bask in air-conditioning and stick to vitamin pills and supplements? Let’s take a look at the facts.
On March 23, residents of Oro Valley and the surrounding community will have an opportunity to exercise their mind, body and spirit in the 10th anniversary of the Arizona Distance Classic. A variety of events are on the docket from a half-marathon for the most experienced runners, to the Splendido Super Mile all-ages walk. While not everyone is marathon-ready, there’s much to be said for the benefits of walking - no matter what the pace. And, beginning a walking fitness plan is inexpensive, simple and almost anyone can do it.
If you call Tucson home, with its hundreds of parks, excellent public and private golf courses, University of Arizona, local airport, Sonoran desert, mountain vistas and more, you are lucky indeed. Last month, Forbes magazine named Tucson one of the top 25 best places to retire in 2014, so wondering where geographically to retire is a fairly easy choice. More complex, however, is the where to retire residentially question. With so many different residential options from which to choose, from Continuing Care Retirement Communities to “active adult” living residences, learning to differentiate between the choices is important, but not always easy. Below is an overview of key facts and options you should know and consider before you move.
Join one of Tucson’s most award-winning all-inclusive continuing care retirement communities at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 19, at Splendido, 13500 N. Rancho Vistoso Blvd. The public is invited to this complementary event, but space is limited and reservations are required. Call 762-4090 to be included.
Art Dahlstrand said he has only volunteered for two things in his life, once when he joined the Marines at the age of 17 during World War II, and a second time when he volunteered to paint a 12-foot by 25-foot mural.
For those that think gardening in the desert is difficult or near impossible, Marana resident John Keller would beg to differ.
The party returned to Marana once again this year.
Running marathons has become popular nationwide, and Oro Valley isn’t missing out on the fun each year. Providing the setting for one of the more scenic race events in the state, Oro Valley plays host to the annual Arizona Distance Classic’s 2014 event on March 23.
Residents of Sun City, Oro Valley can now take advantage of a completed Aquatic and Fitness Center.