5 Tips for Better Heart Health

Say NO to smoking or tobacco.  Smoking or using tobacco is one of the most significant risk factors for developing heart disease. The chemicals found in tobacco can damage your heart, causing atherosclerosis (narrowing of the arteries) which could cause a heart attack or heart failure. You are what you eat.  Eating a healthy diet Read more about 5 Tips for Better Heart Health[…]

CWU Wildcats Join the Movement

On Friday, October 7, Central Washington University students danced their way to $4,025.00, showing that the Wildcats are fiercely #ForTheKids. The students joined a movement of more than 200,000 student dancers across the country by hosting the university’s first Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals® Dance Marathon. CWU Dance Marathon was led by students Dallas Murrey, Karli Read more about CWU Wildcats Join the Movement[…]

Autism 200 Series

Autism 200 is a series of free 90-minute classes for parents and caregivers of children with autism who wish to better understand this disorder. Community providers are also welcome to attend. Faculty from Seattle Children’s and the University of Washington and community providers teach the classes. Each class includes time for questions. Parent to Parent, Read more about Autism 200 Series[…]

Alzheimer’s Association Hosts Central Washington Memory Loss Conference on Nov. 2

Alzheimer’s Association Hosts Central Washington Memory Loss Conference on Nov. 2 YAKIMA – Alzheimer’s is the third leading cause of death in Washington state. It is expected to be a major health issue in the years to come as baby boomers retire. But there is help and support available for those caring for a loved Read more about Alzheimer’s Association Hosts Central Washington Memory Loss Conference on Nov. 2[…]

A Team Effort

The Spark Grants program awards up to $1,000 to assist with the implementation of innovative employee ideas which benefits Memorial and the community at large. At Joey’s last therapy appointment for this year at Children’s Village, he had a great time with Debbie Shepard, his occupational therapist, while practicing his skills on the new OT Read more about A Team Effort[…]

My Children’s Village experience, by Maria Armenta

As a sophomore in high school; I was given a list of different organizations that I would dedicate twenty (20) hours of community service to. At the bottom of this list was Children’s Village One2One Mentor program. I did not know exactly what it would mean to be a mentor, or even if I had Read more about My Children’s Village experience, by Maria Armenta[…]

Dress up as your favorite superhero & run/walk to benefit local kids on Oct. 15

Dress up as your favorite superhero! and run/walk to benefit local kids on Oct. 15 Ace Hardware is hosting a run/walk on Saturday, Oct. 15, to benefit Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and participants are encouraged to dress up as their favorite superhero for the “Superheroes for Local Miracles!” 5K. The event, sponsored by Ace and Read more about Dress up as your favorite superhero & run/walk to benefit local kids on Oct. 15[…]

CWU Dance Marathon to benefit local Children’s Miracle Network hospital

CWU Dance Marathon to benefit local Children’s Miracle Network hospital Contact: Rebecca Teagarden, Memorial Communications: (509) 577-5051 WHAT: Central Washington University is hosting a dance marathon to benefit Children’s Miracle Network. Students will dance for 5 hours straight for kids who can’t. All money raised locally stays local; going to Central Washington’s only CMN hospital, Read more about CWU Dance Marathon to benefit local Children’s Miracle Network hospital[…]

The Memorial Foundation is pleased to once again be a sponsor of the 3rd Annual Central Washington Memory Loss Conference

The Memorial Foundation is pleased to once again be a sponsor of the 3rd Annual Central Washington Memory Loss Conference on mild impairment, Alzheimer’s and dementia education.  The conference is on November 2, 2016 at the Yakima Convention Center. This conference provides tools and encouragement to family caregivers and healthcare professionals caring for people with Read more about The Memorial Foundation is pleased to once again be a sponsor of the 3rd Annual Central Washington Memory Loss Conference[…]

Our Cancer Care Fund

“My social worker at North Star Lodge guided me through the pharmaceutical company’s discount application.  I am so grateful for the help!” North Star Lodge serves nearly 900 new patients each year in medical and radiation oncology, and also administers chemotherapy in two rural clinics – one in Sunnyside and one in Ellensburg. Through your Read more about Our Cancer Care Fund[…]