Specially designed media cart donated!

A grateful thank you to Casey Jones of Docent Design LLC for donating a media cart for Virginia Mason Memorial’s Pediatric Unit.  This specially designed and manufactured media cart will be used in conjunction with the SimBaby manikin to provide valuable education and training for nursing, ancillary, and medical staff. The media cart will enhance Read more about Specially designed media cart donated![…]

Where would we be without Children’s Village?

“We learned about Children’s Village when Shealyn was one month old.  She was diagnosed with Prader-Willi syndrome, a spectrum disorder involving many medical issues. When we left the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, all of the Children’s Village’s services were set in place for us.  A dietitian helped with weight checks, nutrition, and calculated calories.  A Read more about Where would we be without Children’s Village?[…]

Diabetes Prevention Program gets CDC recognition

The Diabetes Prevention Program at Virginia Mason Memorial, with funding provided through The Memorial Foundation, has recently been recognized by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as meeting rigorous standards set by the CDC.  Virginia Mason Memorial’s program is the 12th out of 80 in the state of Washington to achieve this status. This Read more about Diabetes Prevention Program gets CDC recognition[…]

Pepsi and Wray’s partner for kids

For 9 years, Pepsi-Cola Bottling Company and Wray’s Market Fresh IGA have partnered to support Children’s Village through an annual fundraising promotion.  Each summer, a portion of Pepsi products sold at Wray’s stores is donated to support the special health care needs of children served at Children’s Village. Children’s Village serves 6,000 children with special Read more about Pepsi and Wray’s partner for kids[…]

Children’s Village 4th Annual Buddy Walk – October 13

Children’s Village 4th Annual Buddy Walk – October 13                     An invitation from Melia…. Peach’s mom! Come out to the Buddy Walk and support family, friends and loved ones with Down syndrome.  This is a great way to get our community together to celebrate differences!  People with Read more about Children’s Village 4th Annual Buddy Walk – October 13[…]

Pedaling for Parkinson’s

A First-hand Perspective, by Keith Fowler As a person with Parkinson’s, I know first-hand when trying to exercise by myself that the problems are many, including fatigue, being alone, no competition, and many things that provide distractions.  I have heard people say, (and I am one), they bought a bike, elliptical or whatever exercise equipment and Read more about Pedaling for Parkinson’s[…]