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9Health Fair Saturday at high school

9Health Fair  Saturday at high school

By Constance d’Angelis Special to The PREVIEW The Pagosa Springs Town Council proclaimed, “We encourage citizens to attend to receive vital health screenings and information so that they can have…

Mental health education to be offered at 9Health Fair

By Constance d’Angelis Special to The PREVIEW In addition to the substantial battery of blood tests for only $35, a multitude of free screenings and an opportunity to speak one-on-one…

Rocky Mountain Conference on dementia set for April 29

By Kay Kaylor Special to The PREVIEW As the part-time long-term care ombudsman for Archuleta County, I advocate for residents at Pine Ridge, a 24-hour extended care home, and BeeHive,…

Mental Health Awareness Walk

Mental Health Awareness Walk

Proclamation supports 9Health Fair on April 27

By Constance d’Angelis Special to The PREVIEW The Pagosa Springs Town Council voted unanimously on April 2 to authorize Mayor Don Volger to sign a proclamation in support of the…

Clean out your medicine cabinet for Drug Take Back Day

By Hazel Wedemeyer Special to The SUN Got drugs? Clean out your medicine cabinet on National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, taking place Saturday, April 27, from 7 to 11…

Sticking with exercise for better physical and mental health

By John Lough Special to The PREVIEW It isn’t news that there are many benefits to regular exercise, yet this nation still faces a growing obesity problem, high levels of…

Making an impact: High schoolers plan Mental Health Awareness Walk

Making an impact:  High schoolers plan Mental Health Awareness Walk

When Pagosa Springs High School (PSHS) student Sarah Ross sat down to breakfast in Telluride last fall, it’s unlikely she thought she and a friend would soon be planning a…

Free vision screenings at 9Health Fair April 27

By Constance d’Angelis Special to The PREVIEW Did you know that the leading cause of blindness worldwide is cataracts? Cataracts are the most common cause of vision loss for individuals…

Information on Medicare and hospice

By Kay Kaylor SUN Columnist I advocate for residents at Pine Ridge, a 24-hour extended care home, and BeeHive, an assisted living residence, as the part-time long-term care ombudsman for…