This week’s Classes and Events

The Memorial Calendar Events for December 8 – 14 Sun Dec 8 1:00 pm Childbirth Education, Sunday 2-day class (Day 1) Memorial’s Community Education Center Ends @ 5:00 Class covers: what to expect during late pregnancy, labor delivery and postpartum. Learn relaxation and breathing techniques, comfort measures and discuss medication options for delivery. Please note:… Mon Dec 9 9:00 am Read more about This week’s Classes and Events[…]

West Valley shows support for breast cancer care and awareness

The West Valley High School football team and boosters presented a check for $8,107 on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, to the Memorial Family of Services for breast cancer care and awareness from their Pink, Proud and Loud Campaign.  The amount is more than triple the gift of $2,500 they presented last year. These dollars will Read more about West Valley shows support for breast cancer care and awareness[…]

The therapy pool at Children’s Village is getting a make over!

Re-plastering of the pool began last night! Ruben Ochoa from Ruben’s Pool Plastering and his crew are re-plastering and updating the pool and getting it ready to serve children again. We hope to have the pool up and running the week of December 16th. When Children’s Village was first built, the pool was a designated Read more about The therapy pool at Children’s Village is getting a make over![…]

Honoring Amelia – For The Love of Dance

Meet Amelia – today’s Cape Horn for Kids honoree. She was born with Williams Syndrome, a rare genetic syndrome that causes physical disabilities and developmental delays. This doesn’t stop her from doing what she loves most, dancing. It was the One2One Mentoring Program at Children’s Village that helped her begin pursuing her love of dance Read more about Honoring Amelia – For The Love of Dance[…]

Honoring Amelia – For The Love of Dance

Meet Amelia – today’s Cape Horn for Kids honoree. She was born with Williams Syndrome, a rare genetic syndrome that causes physical disabilities and developmental delays. This doesn’t stop her from doing what she loves most, dancing. It was the One2One Mentoring Program at Children’s Village that helped her begin pursuing her love of dance Read more about Honoring Amelia – For The Love of Dance[…]

Coping with Grief in the Workplace

With the holidays upon us, we have many opportunities to celebrate with loved ones. For many, however, this is a time to remember that a loved one is no longer here to join in the celebration. Grief can feel especially difficult in this season. Whether a staff member has died or the loved one of Read more about Coping with Grief in the Workplace[…]

1 out of 4 people ignores COPD symptoms

About 1 out of 4 people with symptoms of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) hasn’t talked to a doctor about those symptoms, according to an online survey released by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI). COPD—which includes emphysema and chronic bronchitis—is a lung disease that makes breathing increasingly difficult over time. Symptoms like shortness of Read more about 1 out of 4 people ignores COPD symptoms[…]

Eating nuts may be good for health

People who eat nuts at least once a week may live longer than those who don’t, according to a study in The New England Journal of Medicine. Data from nearly 120,000 people who were followed for about 30 years found that those who ate nuts once a week were 11 percent less likely to die during that Read more about Eating nuts may be good for health[…]