Our state legislators continue to fail to protect our water in our aquifers and rivers. In the Prescott Active Management Area, which includes Dewey-Humbolt, Prescott Valley, Prescott, and Chino Valley, groundwater pumping exceeds natural and artificial replenishment by over 18,000 acre-feet per … [Read more...] about Protecting Our Groundwater and Rivers
The fall 2022 semester at Yavapai College began on Aug. 15. A new fall semester marks a new year filled with fresh, determined students who are rejuvenated and focused on their dreams. At YC, we know that no matter how determined our students are or what their skills may be, they will all still … [Read more...] about Tackling the Price of Textbooks at Yavapai College
Veins, vessels and valves are all part of the body’s vascular system, which is why cardiothoracic surgeon Saina Attaran, M.D., is at home in her new role at the Vein Center at Dignity Health, Yavapai Regional Medical Center (YRMC). “The venous system is critical to our overall health,” said Dr. … [Read more...] about Vein Center Welcomes Dr. Saina Attaran
Ask yourself how you’d feel if you couldn’t drive. Think back to a time when your car was in the shop for a day. Remember how antsy it made you? Now, go a step farther. Imagine what it would be like if you could never drive again. This is what it’s like for People Who Care’s clients – our neighbors … [Read more...] about Driving for Others
Don’t feel like going for a walk? Easy fix: get a dog! I’ve said it many times: I am not a fan of exercise, and it wasn’t really a big part of my life until I adopted Cassidy Roo. Now, there’s a minimum of an hour walking per day. I love it and, more importantly, Roo loves it, too! The Mayo Clinic … [Read more...] about Time for a Walk (and THE Walk)
A carnivore is an animal that consumes only flesh. Cats, for example, are more readily agreed upon by most to be carnivores. By definition, an animal that eats all kinds of foods, of both animal and plant origin, is an omnivore. Humans are considered omnivores. Then there are the herbivores, animals … [Read more...] about Is a Dog a Carnivore or an Omnivore?
If your aging parents or grandparents are finding that household chores are becoming more and more difficult, you might consider hiring a professional cleaning company. A cleaning service can be invaluable for the elderly, especially for those who live alone, and a trusted, professional cleaning … [Read more...] about Home Maintenance and our Senior Loved Ones
Are you considering adding a security system to your home or office? Wanting to protect your home or business is a no-brainer. But choosing what kind of security system you need can take a bit more thought. Here are some facts about professional monitoring and out-of-the-box kits to help you … [Read more...] about Security Monitoring: Do It Yourself or Go with a Pro?
A person does not turn 101 every day, especially a person with medical issues or dementia. Ruth, a two-year resident at The Margaret T. Morris Center (MTMC), Northern Arizona’s only assisted living community specializing in Alzheimer’s and dementia care, is the exception. MTMC cannot take all the … [Read more...] about The Caregiver Dilemma: When to Choose a New Care Option
While living in Prescott, I learned the hard way how important it was to winterize a travel trailer. I honestly never thought of it, because I grew up with parents that always did this. After the first freeze, I decided to go camping, so it was time to prepare. Sure enough, I filled the water tank, … [Read more...] about Winterizing Your Body