A JOURNEY FROM PAIN-FILLED TO PAIN-FREE

by Sandra Cheney In spring 2015, I received the shock of my life – a diagnosis of rectal cancer.  Everything after that day was a whirlwind.  Treatment consisted of eight weeks of radiation and two weeks of chemotherapy.  During that time, there were numerous side effects, such as loss of hair, head rash and mouth … Read More…

HELPING HEARTS

by Dr. Vijay Swarup and Dr. Akash Makkar Heart arrhythmias and irregular heartbeats affect millions of Americans, and these can lead to many health risks including heart failure, stroke and sudden death. “The medical field of heart rhythm specialists is the most rapidly-growing field because of the new technologies, which allow effective and often curative … Read More…

THE IMPORTANCE OF WORKING WITH A FIDUCIARY

by Ronald Stevenson and Barbara Clark Stevenson You may have heard about the U.S. Department of Labor’s long-anticipated fiduciary rule that passed in the spring. The new regulations that accompany the rule are expected to not only significantly alter how people plan for retirement, but also protect individuals from biased retirement advice. But what exactly … Read More…

HIGH QUALITY CARE

Thumb Butte Medical Center & Urgent Care fills urgent need in Tri-City area Big-city health care services with down home caring for neighbors is what has made Thumb Butte Medical Center & Urgent Care an important place in caring for residents in the Northland. The centers in both Prescott and Prescott Valley employ over 20 … Read More…

SOMEONE IN THEIR CORNER

by Allison Hurtado, CASA Community Outreach Specialist Astory in the news of a young child pulled from an allegedly abusive situation struck a chord with Prescott resident Capri Barney several years ago. That’s because, at the time, she was preparing to become an advocate for a child in the foster care system through a volunteer program … Read More…

10 SIMPLE TIPS TO LOOK YOUR BEST

by Leah Gosik, Owner of Bella by Leah Flawless, natural-looking skin can be yours with just a few simple tips. Local makeup and skincare expert, Leah Gosik has helped thousands of women look their best. Here are some of her favorite skincare and makeup tips to help you look your best. TIPS FOR EVERYONE Be … Read More…

ENJOYING THE BEST GRAINS FOR DIABETES

If you have diabetes, should you stop eating bread, rice and pasta? While everyone with diabetes and pre-diabetes benefits from eliminating processed grains – like white rice, cold cereals, white bread and certain snack foods – from their diets, some individuals benefit from avoiding whole grain products as well. When you enjoy whole grains, you … Read More…

A LEGACY OF CAMARADERIE

Arizona’s Capital Canyon Club by Tom Mackin THERE’S NO BIGGER FAN OF THE GOLF COURSE at the Capital Canyon Club in Prescott, Arizona, than Bill Ware. He’s played it thousands of times, starting in the late 1950s when it was a nine-hole layout known as the Hassayampa Country Club. “If people see this golf course … Read More…

WHY WE LIVE HERE

In this town, there is nothing that cannot be achieved, because we have the spirit of givers. by Judy Bluhm, REALTOR®, Century 21 AZ West Recently, our fair City of Prescott has been named as one of the “Top Ten” places to live, play, work and retire in the United States. The “rating scales” list … Read More…

NORTHERN ARIZONA UNIVERSITY’S PRESCOTT VALLEY CAMPUS

Many options for many different types of students by Richard Heath, Executive Director, NAU Prescott Valley Campus  I am excited to be a contributing writer for the Prescott LIVING Magazine on behalf of Northern Arizona University. It is a pleasure to highlight what the university’s campus in Prescott Valley has to offer, in terms of the … Read More…