This year has presented some of the greatest challenges many of us have faced. The COVID-19 pandemic has proven that working together and supporting our neighbors is vital to everyone’s success. While we have had to remain socially distanced and find new ways of living day-to-day life, we have also … [Read more...] about Finding Support When You Need It
Starr Herridge left her home one morning to go to the mall, a familiar trip where she regularly picked up her cigarettes. But, on this particular morning in 2012, Starr decided to pull in to the neighborhood drug store instead, and found herself purchasing smoking cessation patches. Starr said … [Read more...] about Saving Lives with Early Detection Lung Cancer Screening
Hearing loss is an insidious condition that affects all aspects of an individual’s life. Enjoying television or movies means turning up the volume too loud for others or reading captions. In-person conversations become less enjoyable because of the effort required for the hearing-impaired listener. … [Read more...] about Can You Hear Them Now?
One of the hardest things that most of us go through several times in our lives is moving. We have to uproot everything, try to organize and move our whole lives to another location. It is physically and emotionally exhausting. I’ve heard many people tell me, “I’m NEVER moving again!” When I go into … [Read more...] about Moving In, Moving Out
Moving into autumn and Healthy Aging Month, it’s a good time to reevaluate our fitness routines as the high energy of summer begins to fade and we prepare for the colder months. As we get older, it becomes increasingly important to work on strengthening the muscles and systems that keep us upright … [Read more...] about Stepping into Autumn with Better Balance
September is suicide prevention month, and given the dramatic changes in lifestyle necessitated by the coronavirus pandemic, it seems appropriate to address how the pandemic has impacted suicide and suicide prevention. But, let’s first look at suicide prior to the pandemic. Suicide is the tenth … [Read more...] about Understanding Causes of Suicide During the Pandemic
The award-winning Elote Café has opened its new Sedona location and, for the first time, will accept reservations. Located at 350 Jordan Road and tucked off Sedona’s busiest stretch of Highway 89, the freestanding, 4,800-square-foot building underwent a $2.5 million renovation to achieve the … [Read more...] about Elote Café Opens New Location
The COVID-19 pandemic has had profound effects on commerce, business, health, and access to goods and services. It has had a strong impact on business communities that are closely tied to Northern Arizona University. It is more important than ever for NAU to continue providing students, faculty … [Read more...] about Community Partnerships Key to Successful Academic Year
Kyle Maynard and his long-time friend and business partner, Joey Leonardo, know all about failure. Before becoming world-class mountaineers, they weren’t even campers. “We didn’t know how to put up a tent,” said Leonardo. Today, they have over-the-top memories of viewing the world from some of … [Read more...] about Encouraging Yourself: Can You Go Three More Feet?
One of America’s most renowned Western artists, Bill Nebeker, was selected to create a bronze sculpture as a memorial to officers who have lost their lives in service of citizens of Yavapai County. Nebeker’s selection was announced by the Yavapai Law Enforcement Memorial Committee (YLEMC), … [Read more...] about Nebeker Selected to Sculpt Bronze Statue Honoring Fallen Officers