Prioritize health and celebrate Women’s Health Month with TMC programs

Womens Wellness Camp_PhotoRGBWomen invest a great deal of time and emotional energy into taking care of others. Women’s Health Month is an opportunity for women to prioritize caring for themselves.

It’s also an opportunity to learn about women’s unique health concerns, whether that’s osteoporosis or the ways in which women’s heart attack symptoms vary from men’s.

Tucson Medical Center is marking the month with a series of programs and classes designed to empower women.

TMC for Seniors will host the following events at the El Dorado Health Campus, 1400 N. Wilmot Road:

  • May 4    Legal Planning for Women: Issues women should consider
  • May 5    Women & Heart Disease: What to watch for and how to keep your heart healthy
  • May 11  Financial Planning for Women: Ways to strengthen your financial picture
  • May 19   Strong Bones: Specific exercise and diet issues for women to maintain bone health
  • May  24  Beauty & Skin Care for those 50+: Learn how skin care changes with age
  • May 26  Osteoporosis: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment: How to reduce your own risk of fracture, particularly in post-menopause years
  • May 31  De-Stress for Life: Learn breath and movement techniques to reduce stress

For more information on the classes or to register, please visit or call 324-1960.

In addition, TMC’s The Core at La Encantada will host the following events:

  • May 1 Zumba Deconstructed: Learn the basic steps of Zumba so you can build confidence and try a future class
  • May 5 Playtime Party for families with children ages 2-5
  • May 7 Morning with Mom: A Day of Fitness and Fun. Mom (or other important woman in your life) gets into a free fitness class with your paid admission. Classes include:
    • 10 am- Core class
    • 11 am- Hula dance
    • 12 pm- Zumba
    • 1:15 pm- Let’s Get Lean
  • May 11 Building Better Bones: Dr. Ali Dalal will demonstrate exercises, share tips and let you know the next step for your achy bones
  • May 12 Women’s Financial Health: Learn about trusts, wills, tax laws and charitable giving strategies
  • May 15 Managing Menopause: Information on how to thrive during this transition
  • May 21 Just the Essentials: An hour of relaxing and restorative yoga, followed by an update on the benefits of essential oils
  • May 24 Creative You Art Party: Create a piece of art to donate to TMC’s patients and families

For more information or to register for class, please visit or call 324-2673.

Meanwhile, TMC’s Wellness team is hosting two women’s wellness camps on May 7 and May 14.

Designed for all fitness levels, the day is designed to challenge and motivate participants to take steps for their own better health.

The camp, which runs from 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., also includes baseline measurements, lunch, T-shirt and fitness manual. Cost is $45. For more information, please call 324-4163 or email


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