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Better Together

Social programs enhance physical health through emotional connection. by Susan Lacke Could a conversation a day keep the doctor away? Experts say, yes. Recent research shows emotional isolation is a health hazard for older adults—simply feeling lonely ups the risk of memory loss, strokes and cardiovascular disease. More than 40 percent of people over 60…

The Best Places to Shop Until You Drop in Salt Lake City

Salt Lake’s cultural blend guarantees shopping opportunities for students, hipsters, families, athletes and teens. Clothes, antiques, books, outdoor gear, locally made cheese, chocolate and whiskey are highlights of shopping Salt Lake. You just have to know where to look. Gardner Village   Restored cabins, vintage houses and buildings and a duck pond nestled around historic…

Top 10 Must Do’s When Visiting Salt Lake City

Downtown Salt Lake City is a vortex of entertainment,with hundreds of upscale and unique restaurants, a spectrum of bars and clubs, symphony, opera, NBA games and more. Downtown has embraced the urban living movement, providing light-rail transportation, lofts, shopping—both high- end and offbeat—and hotels that range from swank to cozy. Hop aboard Trax trains for…

Helping Children No Matter the Price

The Children’s Center is a special place in our community for children to receive mental health care starting at a very young age. Children, along with their families, receive a variety of services at The Children’s Center including: family therapy; autism services; Therapeutic Preschool; and trauma related services. Each year, The Children’s Center hosts a…

It Takes Courage: Local Utah Artist Designs through Rheumatic Arthritis

Jewelry maker Stacey Jo Rabiger doesn’t let rheumatic arthritis stop her art. Stacey Jo Rabiger stumbled upon the name for her jewelry business while flipping randomly through the dictionary. The Latin root of the word courage is “cor,” which means heart. Originally, courage, she says, meant “to tell the story of who you are with…