Our Services

The following services are offered at no charge to PebbleCreek residents:

 "Kare  Bears Presents" is offered every fourth Wednesday in September and  October as well as January through June at 11:00 am in the Eagle's Nest  Ballroom.  Following a short opening, a knowledgeable health and  wellness speaker presents timely information on topics relevant to the  well-being of PebbleCreek residents.  This event is free along with  light refreshments provided by Kare Bears volunteers.  No reservations  are needed.


Volunteers assist  in providing the temporary loan of medical equipment and aides, such as  wheelchairs, walkers, crutches, canes, and knee scooters.


Volunteer  drivers, who are licensed and insured, provide transportation to  temporary non-emergency medical and therapy appointments.


Volunteers  who are trained to process requests for medical equipment and drivers  as well as to to  provide community resource information operate the  Kare Bears House at 15383 Cheery Lynn Road (on the Eagle’s Nest side).


The  house contains a Directory of Services that includes resource  information about services for PebbleCreek and the greater Phoenix  area.  Included in the directory are helpful websites from all over the country that offer support, products, and services.  This document is also available online at www.karebears.org, in the Tuscany library, and  at the Eagle’s Nest front desk.


Kare Bears volunteers sponsor an  Annual Health & Wellness Fair, flu and pneumonia shots clinic,  wellness screenings, blood drives, and many other health and wellness  services.


Kare Bears assists in providing AEDs* where a need is  identified within the PebbleCreek. Community. (*Cardiopulmonary  Resuscitation/Automated External Defibrillator).  Certified trainers  conduct AED/CPR training sessions for PebbleCreek residents and HOA  employees.
 

Kare Bears volunteers also provide the following services:

 Coordinators serve as a liaison between PebbleCreek residents and Kare Bears services.


Volunteers deliver the PebbleCreek Source Books.
 

Volunteers  staff and organize "Share Bears", a group for super seniors and the  physically challenged, providing bingo play and snacks every Friday.


NOTE:  As an organization of volunteers, we are NOT trained professional  caregivers.  We are not permitted or trained to lift or transfer  patients, or to provide medical treatment or therapy of any kind, or to  dispense medications.