From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 29, anyone with used, unused or expired medications can safely dispose of them at Memorial Cornerstone Medicine, 4003 Creekside Loop, Yakima. This Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, to be held in the parking lot on 40th Avenue, prevents prescription drugs from entering the water supply and landfills.
Making a tribute gift is the perfect way to remember or honor a loved one this Mother’s Day. You can make your tribute gift to support Children’s Health, Cancer Care, Compass Care, or the Healthy Yakima initiatives by clicking here. A letter will be mailed announcing your tribute.
And the winners are… Raising awareness and funds to support children’s health programs at Virginia Mason Memorial, the 2017 YouthWorks high school pageants have been completed. And the winners are… Mr. East Valley Jorge Garcia and Mr. Congeniality Danny Scherschligt Mr. Ike Torin Filkins and Mr. Congeniality Tony Barajas Mr. Naches Julian Dow and Mr. Read more about YouthWorks High School Pageants[…]
To Dr. Z – “Thanks for being who you are. xoxo” –Juan Carlos “As a dental provider at Children’s Village, my utmost pleasant experience comes from the things that I learn from the children with disabilities and their families. At Children’s Village, kids are kids whether they have disabilities or not. They are defined by Read more about Dental services at Children’s Village[…]
“Thanks to the exercise, my movement has improved greatly to the point that I now can volunteer 4½ hours each week, and it has helped me manage my new diagnosis of diabetes”. – Sylvia, age 55 If you have prediabetes, your blood sugar is higher than normal but not high enough to be diagnosed with Read more about Diabetes management and wellness[…]
Are any of these things too much to ask for when you or a loved one is facing cancer? We don’t think so. Our community’s cancer center, North Star Lodge, is dedicated to helping families through this difficult journey. Your generous donations help. One way of helping patients and families is the North Star Lodge Read more about Compassion. Innovative Treatments. State-of the-Art Technology.[…]
Four years ago, Amanda was admitted into hospice care. She was profoundly disabled and her only family was the staff at her group home. Despite being blind, deaf, and nonverbal, Amanda responded to the loving care provided by her group home family and her hospice team. She was moved to Cottage in the Meadow for Read more about Loving care provided[…]
From a grateful parent, “Colton looks exactly like his Dad. He has my toes…and also Down syndrome. 1 in 695 babies is born with Down syndrome; that is a .001% odds. Well, we won the lottery! When I was 5 months pregnant, we learned our new son would have Down syndrome and a significant congenital Read more about Colton’s Journey[…]
Discover which foods are optimal for weight management, learn about various health topics including blood pressure and digestion, and get empowered with the practical cooking skills needed to help you on your journey to better health. Register through the Events and Classes tab at yakimamemorial.org The next series of classes start on March 27 – Read more about New Food for Life class series[…]
Thanks to generous community donations, patients receiving chemotherapy at North Star Lodge are now offered a welcome distraction during their medication infusions. Many patients spend more than an hour receiving their treatment which requires them to remain in a chair. Access to education, movies, and games on the new tablets helps patients relax and pass Read more about New iPads help patients pass the time[…]