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  • YRMC’s Celebrate Life! Health Expo Attracts Record Turnout

    by Community Outreach and Philanthropy, (928) 771-5686 | Jun 22, 2015

    Event Offers Fun, Learning, Wellness and Health

    Healthy living was the focus of Yavapai Regional Medical Center’s (YRMC’s) Celebrate Life! Health Expo. The fourth annual Expo took place Saturday, May 16 from 10 am to 2 pm at Prescott Gateway Mall.

    “The Celebrate Life! Health Expo is a community service YRMC provides to people throughout our region,” said Robbie Nicol, Executive Director, YRMC Community Outreach and Philanthropy. “This year’s Expo was filled with fun and learning for people of all ages. The children had fun, and the adults learned about the variety of healthcare resources our communities offer.”

    A record 2,500 participated in Expo 2015, including Quad Cities’ residents and people who traveled from Ash Fork, Flagstaff, Kingman and other cities from throughout the region.

    YRMC healthcare professionals were on hand to provide health screenings, offer information and answer questions about their respective services, including:

    Advanced Wound Care Center
    BreastCare Center
    Community Outreach and Philanthropy
    Corporate Compliance
    Emergency/Trauma Services
    Family Resource Center
    Infusion Therapy
    Nutrition Services
    Nursing/Surgical Services
    Physical Rehabilitation
    PhysicianCare – Family Medicine
    PhysicianCare – Cardiology
    PhysicianCare – Neurosurgical Medicine/
    Preventive Medicine
    Respiratory Wellness
    Volunteer Services

    YRMC recruited community partners to host six educational sessions that informed and educated Expo 2015 attendees throughout the day. Topics and sponsors included:

    Virtual Dementia Tours

    Sponsor – Second Wind Dreams

    The Wellness Paradigm – Eat Well, Move Well, Think Well

    Sponsor – HealthSource of Prescott       

    Healthy Legs Bootcamp: How to Manage Peripheral Vascular Disease

    Sponsor – YRMC

    Kick Start Your Motivation

    Sponsor – Kick Start Boot Camp

    Secrets to Maintaining Your Dental Health

    Sponsor – Cosmetic Family Dentistry

    Living with Pain? Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy May be the Answer

    Sponsor – YRMC         

    How Well is Your State of Being?
    – Body Language Studio

    The following organizations participated in Expo 2015:

    Abrio Cares
    Adult Care Services
    Alzheimer’s Association
    American Diabetes Association
    API Comprehensive Dental Rehab
    Caption Call
    Central Yavapai Fire District
    City of Prescott Police Department
    Coalition for Compassion and Justice
    Community Partnership for Comfort Care
    Count the Kicks
    doTERRA Essential Oils
    Good Samaritan Society/Legacy Home Health
    HealthHub Network
    HealthSource of Prescott
    Health Strategies for Life
    Home Instead Senior Care
    Jason C. Campbell Cosmetic Family Dentistry
    Juice Plus +
    Kick Start Boot Camp
    Life Line Ambulance
    LightWork 4 U
    Lions Club
    March of Dimes
    National Multiple Sclerosis Society
    Northern Arizona VA Health Care System
    Foster Veterans Program
    Health Promotion
    Women’s Program
    My Health-E Vet Program
    New Horizons
    Nourish Me Academy
    Nutritional Weight Loss Center
    People Who Care
    Prescott AA Intergroup
    Prescott Dystonia Support Group
    Prescott Meals on Wheels
    ResCare Home Care
    Senior Corps Yavapai CSI @ NAU
    Senior Peer Prevention Program
    Southwest Behavioral Health Services
    Suicide Prevention Coalition
    Susan G. Komen Central and Northern Arizona
    The Natural Healing Garden
    The Spot Museum
    West Yavapai Guidance Clinic
    Mental Health Awareness
    Yavapai County Community Health Services
    YCCHS – Well Woman Healthcheck Program

    “YRMC is very grateful to all of the organizations and vendors that participated in Expo 2015,” Nicol said. “It was an incredible day for everyone involved.”