PRESCOTT VA GETS MOVING: RESTORATIVE CARE IMPROVES VETERANS’ LIVES

by Mary Dillinger, Public Affairs Officer, Northern Arizona VA Health Care System Northern Arizona VA Health Care System’s (NAVAHCS) Community Living Center’s (CLC) Restorative Team includes a restorative care coordinator and two restorative care technicians. By working closely with VA providers and staff in other services, the team provides specific and customized care for veterans.  … Read More…

EVERY DAY IS A GOOD DAY TO THANK A POLICE OFFICER

by Sheila Polk, Yavapai County Attorney Recently in Yavapai County, a traffic stop by a police officer revealed a driver who was fidgeting, picking at her hands and grinding her teeth, with dried saliva in the corners of her mouth. Her bloodshot eyes and her pulsating pupils were precursors to poorly performed sobriety tests. She … Read More…

SKIN PERFECTION PROVIDES ANTI-AGING SKIN CARE

Skin Perfection is Prescott’s destination for medical spa treatments customized for women and men.   We provide personalized anti-aging care and provide a balance of luxury and necessity in a tranquil, relaxing and newly renovated medical environment.   A division of MacKenzie Dermatology, Skin Perfection was established in 2005 under the direction of Dr. Keith MacKenzie, … Read More…

BILL FAIN: THE FATHER OF PRESCOTT VALLEY

by Drew Desmond, contributing writer, Prescott Western Heritage Foundation, Inc. He was eulogized as “the most important man in Prescott Valley history. His handprint is on every aspect of Prescott Valley and, indeed, the entire quad-city area.” From the beginning, Bill Fain was taught to give to the community. His grandfather donated a full square … Read More…

YBBBS OPENS THIRD OFFICE

Yavapai Big Brothers Big Sisters cut the ribbon as they opened the door of their new Prescott Valley office Aug. 29 to better serve the community’s families. Over 100 children are currently waiting in Prescott Valley for a Big Brother or Big Sister. Over 40 people were in attendance and included Prescott Valley Chamber of … Read More…

BIGS IN BUSINESS

by Robin Layton, Marketing Director, Yavapai Big Brothers Big Sister Guy and Naomi Lydick are busy people. With four children under 16 at home, their dedication to church and many sports events to get to, not to mention Guy’s career as Value Stream Manager with Cobham Aerospace, there isn’t a lot of downtime. However, this … Read More…

MARGARET T. MORRIS CENTER CELEBRATES 20 YEARS

PHOTO CREDIT: MARGARET T. MORRIS CENTER by Melody Thomas-Morgan, Community Liaison for Adult Care Services The Margaret T. Morris Center, an assisted-living community for those with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, is looking forward to celebrating 20 years in the Prescott community in 2019! The Center was built in 1999 with an initial start-up grant from … Read More…

TAKE TIME TO CARE ABOUT YOUR HEALTH

by Leslie Horton, Yavapai County Community Health Services Women often spend so much time helping others they do not take time to care for themselves. Eat a healthy diet. Good nutrition and food safety are especially important for older adults. As you age, you may be more susceptible to food-borne illness and food poisoning. You … Read More…

PRESCOTT PUBLIC LIBRARY PRESENTS

Youth Events Caldecott Books and Art for Kids Saturday, Oct. 20 at 11 a.m. Blending art with award-winning children’s books, this program introduces budding young artists to the wonderful world of illustrations. This month, learn about They All Saw a Cat by Brendan Wenzel. All registered children will receive a personal copy of the book. For children, … Read More…

FACIAL PLASTIC SURGERY CONSULTATIONS IN PRESCOTT

Over the past 20 years, medicine and surgery have become increasingly specialized.  This is because the knowledge base is growing, technology is more diverse and surgical techniques are more specialized.  For that reason, Dr. Paul Holden chose to specialize in cosmetic and reconstructive surgeries of the face.  His advanced training places him in a select … Read More…