ASCEND HELPS STUDENTS WITH AUTISM THRIVE

School has served the Prescott area for 10 years Parents of children with special needs are thrilled and relieved to learn there is a nationally recognized facility right here in Prescott that specializes in K-12 special education for kids with autism, challenging behaviors, developmental disabilities and language disorders. ASCEND (Autism Spectrum Center for Educational and … Read More…

YOU’RE INVITED! SpringHill Suites by Marriott invites you to celebrate with us

by Margo Christensen, Vice President Marketing & Public Relations, Ponderosa Hotel Management Services With the holidays quickly approaching, SpringHill Suites by Marriott in downtown Prescott is busy getting ready to welcome a steady stream of holiday travelers to “Arizona’s Christmas City.” And we also open our doors to local residents with a variety of activities … Read More…

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…