Eat Right, Bite by Bite

Published: March 4, 2020

These days, it’s hard not to hear something about nutrition—how dairy may not be as healthy as we think, or some supplements may not be so great, or how no one is getting enough fiber. For older adults especially, it can be hard to know for sure what foods are good for you and which […]

It’s American Heart Month!

Published: February 3, 2020

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. Locally, about 30% of adults are affected by heart disease. In Yakima…           •  40% of adults suffer from high cholesterol.           •  29% of adults suffer from high blood pressure.           •  32% of adults are obese.           •  72% of adults live with a chronic […]

Make Vision Your Priority in ‘20/20’

Published: January 2, 2020

January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month—and it’s finally the perfect year to make this pun! Glaucoma happens when the normal fluid in the front of our eye doesn’t drain properly, leading to a pressure that can damage our optic nerve. The most common type of glaucoma by far, called open-angle glaucoma, is painless. However, angle-closure glaucoma […]

When Should Our Parents Stop Driving?

Published: December 2, 2019

December 2–6, 2019 is Older Driver Safety Awareness Week Hanging up the car keys as we get older is one of the greatest challenges to senior independence. It’s hard to face the fact that something we’ve been doing for decades might be dangerous not only to us but to those around us. As our parents […]

Make Your Friendsgiving Amazing

Published: November 5, 2019

Many folks, regardless of age, have made the move to Friendsgiving—inviting friends over for Thanksgiving dinner rather than traveling, especially if your family lives very far away. But if you’re new to Friendsgiving, or hosting for the first time, it can seem as stressful as hosting a traditional Thanksgiving.  We’ve got you covered with some […]

October 2019: Breast Cancer Awareness Month!

Published: October 7, 2019

Breast cancer is a scary thing, regardless of how old you are. And it’s quite common—1 in 8 women in the United States will develop breast cancer in her lifetime. In 2019, an estimated 268,600 new cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed in women in the U.S. as well as 62,930 new cases […]

Fly-Fishing in Yakima

Published: September 7, 2019

Fly fishing is one of Yakima’s golden hobbies—with more than 80 miles of Yakima River, the opportunities for fly fishing are nearly endless. There are quite a few companies in Yakima that provide guided fishing tours that span from a few hours to several days.  You can keep up with river/fishing reports here! ** Before […]

The History of the Vaccine: Looking Back (and Forward!) at Immunizations

Published: August 6, 2019

August is National Immunization Month, and to raise awareness of the importance of helping to prevent certain diseases, we’re looking back—and to the future—at the history of vaccines, which have revolutionized medicine and saved millions of lives throughout history. The First Vaccine There is evidence that as early as 1,000 years ago, the ancient Chinese […]

Cool Off at Quail Run!

Published: July 3, 2019

The summer heat is nearly upon us! As we head into July and August, the weather is beginning to warm up in eastern Washington, which means now’s a great time to try out some of our indoor and outdoor amenities! Whether you’re entertaining friends or family, we’ve got the spaces you need to make your […]

Local Yakima Events to Try This Summer

Published: June 3, 2019

Yakima is known for its events year-round, but summer is especially fun! At Quail Run, we’re very proud of our Yakima-centric lifestyle—between the beautiful parks and trails, tasty craft beverages and wineries, and lively concerts and festivals, Yakima really has it all. This month, we’re rounding up some of our favorite local events! Quail Run […]