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Life is So Much Sweeter

Life is So Much Sweeter

I can’t stay silent. Eating disorders doubled during Covid. One in five diagnosed will die.

Quarantine was going as well as could be expected for our family of five. Our 10-year-old attended a micro-school and our teens seemingly thrived online. My husband and I worked away from home but were available as needed.

As we waited out the pandemic, we would have never guessed what was to come…

Carrying Out a Legacy

Carrying Out a Legacy

Since 1982, The Susan J. Rheem Adult Day Center, a nonprofit, medical/social adult day health program licensed by the Arizona Department of Health Services, has served caregivers and adults living with illnesses and disabilities, as well as dementias including Alzheimer’s disease. More than 5,000 adult day centers in the U.S. thrive in larger cities; The Susan J. Rheem Center thrives in rural Arizona.

‘Truly Wild and Free’

‘Truly Wild and Free’

At first glance, an observer of Honeybee’s Adventure Time programs would see a bunch of kids playing outside: climbing rocks, trees, and mountains; building forts; jumping over (or splashing in) creeks.

But Honeybee Slayton, founder, knows that while they’re engaged in the simple act of playing, the children she spends time with are gaining invaluable experience.

‘Let the Rest of Your Life Be the Best of Your Life’

‘Let the Rest of Your Life Be the Best of Your Life’

An elevated level of elder care is now available in the Prescott region with the opening of the Summit Senior Living home in scenic Williamson Valley.

Dr. Kurt Krupnick and his wife Debbie, a nurse practitioner, co-own and operate the home with their longtime friends John and Dana Marti. A retired police officer, John handles the security and property management while Dana, a CPA, manages the home’s financials.

Caring for Pets … and Their Humans

Caring for Pets … and Their Humans

When we think of pet healthcare we may think of the usual needs like veterinary visits, healthy pet food, supplements, and exercise. The team at Pet Headquarters blends the healthcare needs of humans with the needs of their pets.  From CBD to chiropractic to pet training, humans and pets alike can enjoy a long healthy life.

A Life of Service

A Life of Service

Each year, Women’s History Month commemorates the vital role of women as contributors to society. Prescott resident Judy O’Higgins, who lives at Touchmark at The Ranch, continues to affect others’ lives. Her life is an example of surviving and thriving.

Let’s Talk About It

Let’s Talk About It

Mental Health Awareness Month has been observed in the U.S. since 1949.  Each year millions of Americans face the reality of living with a mental illness.  During May, let us join the national movement to raise awareness about mental health. 

Open Ears, Open Heart

Open Ears, Open Heart

Each of the experiences along her journey—she has an extensive background in the musical arts—has led her to a place of deep reverence and gratitude for the way music brings people together.

“I love the sound of hundreds of people raising their voices together – it can be so beautifully unifying,” Emily said.

Entering Their World

Entering Their World

Living with and caring for your loved one with dementia can be challenging, stressful, and joyful … all within one hour! One main way to honor your loved one and lower your own stress levels is to always have one goal: enter their world. To enter your loved one’s world means seeing the world as they see it, agreeing with them in whatever way you can, and encouraging them to share more. In doing so, you affirm and honor them.

Spreading Good Vibes

Spreading Good Vibes

Prescott Woman Magazine sat down with entrepreneurs Ella Franz and Bebel Medina to discuss their business—and their mission: to spread good vibes.

Kim Blumstein of Flour Stone Bakery

Kim Blumstein of Flour Stone Bakery

The essence of Flour Stone Bakery is steeped rich in heritage by its founder and owner, Kim Blumstein who, along with her husband, opened the business in 2015 to serve the Greater Quad-City area with handmade, preservative-free baked goods.  The Blumstein’s moved to the area in 1998 from Idaho, where they owned a bakery within a grocery store and have continued that profession in their current location in Prescott Valley’s Entertainment District.

First Things First

First Things First

The first five years of a child’s life are critically important in terms of brain development and the development of social skills that enhance success in school and throughout life, according to Kathy Watson, chair of First Things First (FTF), Arizona’s early childhood agency.

FTF funds early learning, family support and children’s preventive health services to help kids be successful once they enter kindergarten.