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Bill gives seniors protection

A new bill (SB1401 takes effect July 15 that requires full disclosure from private caregivers and companies who provide in-home care services. According to the Arizona In-Home Care Association (AZNHA), this is a critical step in helping seniors and their families make informed choices in a growing but mostly unregulated industry.

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Put health screenings on back-to-school checklist

As summer vacation winds down, thoughts turn from jaunts to the beach to readying for a new school year. To-do lists include many of the typical tasks that precede going back to the classroom, including shopping for new clothes, purchasing school supplies and finishing summer reading assignments.

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PRMC blood drive Wednesday

Rim Country residents are invited to visit Payson Regional Medical Center between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., Wednesday, July 15 to donate blood.

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Benefits of berries worth battling birds and bugs

The Healthy Foodie

There’s a battle in my backyard.

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Summer insect bites and stings

Ask the Pharmacist

Insect bites in Arizona, and specifically in Payson, tend to be less frequent than in many other areas of the United States.

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Senior Circle Calendar of Events: July 14

Senior Circle is located at 215 N. Beeline Hwy., Payson. Call (928) 472-9290 for information about programs. Hours of operation are from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and from 9 a.m. to noon, Friday.

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Battle against Alzheimer’s poses difficult choices

Expert discusses diagnosis, and treatment as toll of disease rises

As baby boomers age — with the youngest turning 50 in 2014 — experts say the number of cases of Alzheimer’s disease will also inexorably rise.

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Evolution of Payson’s hospital & MHA

The progression of The Mogollon Health Alliance to the MHA Foundation is on track. The board had a plan and worked it.

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Slather, slap, slurp & soothe: Saving the skin

The Healthy Foodie

I overdid it on the Fourth of July weekend.

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Taking charge of our health

So long as we are competent, as adults we are in charge of our health care.

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Cool as a cucumber – or at least I tried to be

The Healthy Foodie

Watching the Monster Mudder 5K for the first time in my life, I thought of cucumbers.

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Be safe on the Fourth of July

The 4th of July is just days away and with it comes picnics, sports, parties and lots of outdoor fun.

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PRMC announces new chest pain center accreditation

Building on its long-established reputation as a leader in cardiac care, Payson Regional Medical Center (PRMC) recently earned full Chest Pain Center accreditation from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC).

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Senior Circle Calendar of Events: June 30

MAHJONG is a Chinese tile game played at Senior Circle on Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. Lessons are offered the first Wednesday of every month. Mahjong sets are available for sale. For the experienced player, we offer a table played without blanks.

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Take a hike – it’s good for health, good for senses

Looking for a way to get in shape while enjoying the great outdoors? Just lace up a pair of sturdy shoes and start walking.