Children's eczema: An itch that persists into adulthood?

Children with itchy, dry skin caused by atopic dermatitis are likely to have these symptoms persist on and off throughout their life, according to a study in JAMA Dermatology. Atopic dermatitis (a type of eczema) is a common skin disease that often begins before age 2 and is believed to disappear by about age 12, according to Read more about Children's eczema: An itch that persists into adulthood?[…]

Views from our Shoes – A Mother’s Perspective

The 2nd annual ‘Views from our Shoes’ event was held at Children’s Village on April 17th. This event highlights individuals living with autism and allows attendees to listen and understand new perspectives. “My son, Alex, and I both enjoyed it immensely and continued the conversation for a long time last night.  He was like a Read more about Views from our Shoes – A Mother’s Perspective[…]

Online Donations/Registrations Back Online!

As of late last evening, online donations and event registrations are back up and running. If you would like to make an online donation to The Memorial Foundation, you may do so by clicking on the “Donate Now” button that is on our homepage or by clicking here. If you would like to register online Read more about Online Donations/Registrations Back Online![…]

Hospice use not rising with end-of-life planning

A record 72 percent of elderly people had created advance directives in 2010 to guide their end-of-life care. That’s up from 47 percent in 2000, according to research from the University of Michigan (UM) and the Veterans Affairs Ann Arbor Healthcare System. “Given the aging population, there’s been a great push to encourage more people to complete advance Read more about Hospice use not rising with end-of-life planning[…]

Yakima Chronic Disease Classes

Juanita Silva of Memorial Community Health appeared on KIT 1280 on April 22, 2014 to discuss Memorial’s chronic disease classes. Memorial is starting its next round of classes May 6 to help individuals who suffer from chronic illness. The “My Health, My Life” classes are designed to teach simple techniques for living a healthy life Read more about Yakima Chronic Disease Classes[…]