Inner Guide Expeditions – Get Ready For Your Summer Adventure!

Designed for youth ages 12 to 18, Inner Guide Expeditions offers an awesome selection of upcoming summer adventure trips that will have you wishing that you could enroll! These once-in-a-lifetime trips are not run of the mill, but are multifaceted wilderness adventures created to inspire, awaken, and rekindle one’s deeper...

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Mountain Meadows 55+ Community – The Art of Living

Mountain Meadows is an award-winning 55+ community in beautiful Ashland, Oregon. This community has won numerous awards national awards and continues to attract interesting and active individuals to Ashland.  Thoughtfully designed, the community sits on 27 acres of mature trees, well-maintained landscaping and a year-around stream and pond. Residents of...

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Implants Prosthetics

Last month we reviewed various ways that dental implants can be placed, from free-hand to fully guided surgery.  This month we’ll review various ways that teeth can be affixed to dental implants.  Implant prosthetics can range from single teeth to an entire arch.  The prosthetic can also be limited to...

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Asurent Property Management: High Profits – Happy Residents

If you are an owner of a rental property here in Ashland, Oregon then you won’t want to miss this special report. Locally owned Asurent® Property Management is earning more profits for their property owners while keeping residents happy and secure in their rentals. What makes this company so successful?...

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Lucia Light N3 – Mara’s Mobile Massage

The Lucia Light N3 light was developed by a psychologist, Dr. Engelbert Winkler, and neuroscientist Dr. Dirk Proeckl in Austria. Lucia N3 is a neuro stimulator which combines stroboscopic (flickering light), flexible in both speed and intensity, with constant light, available in different degrees of brightness. The result is a...

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Manzanita

Celebrating her 36th year in business in downtown Ashland, florist and retailer, LouAnn David, is excited to bring us up to date on the rebranding of her flower shop, FlowerTyme, into its current identity as Manzanita home+flowers+gifts. Located at 55 N. Main Street on the plaza, this shop remains at...

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Dr. Ed McCullough, DC – Helps Get Your Head on Straight

Introducing Dr. Ed McCullough (DCCJP candidate) a NUCCA chiropractic practitioner at Northwest Life Chiropractic located in Medford, Oregon. The NUCCA Procedure is a gentle correction of the craniocervical junction. The craniocervical junction is the critical area of the spine consisting of the top two bones of the neck C1 (atlas)...

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What is Homeopathic Medicine and How Does it Work?

Homeopathy was first devised for humans in the 1790’s by a German physician named Samuel Hahnemann. Its key concept can be found in its name: Homeopathy comes from the Greek word for like or similar, and that’s what homeopaths believe: “Like cures like.” Homeopathy is a safe, gentle and natural...

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Greetings Ashlanders

“Does anybody really know what time it is?” If we’re talking about health insurance in the United States, the resounding answer is: No. Nobody knows what time it is at all. Nobody even knows what day it is. “Does anybody really care?” Yes. It turns out everybody really cares. The...

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De-Prescribing

Doctors are now attending seminars and reading articles about de-prescribing. This means get-ting people off of drugs. Prescribed medications are a major cause of death in this country. Drug companies have promoted the 5 over 50 rule, meaning that everyone over 50 should be on at least 5 medications. But...

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How We Make Dental Insurance Work for You

Last month I tried to help answer some common questions surrounding the confusing world of dental insurance. This month I am going to start the discussion of what we, at Jones Family Dental, do to help navigate the ins and outs of your coverage. Whether you have insurance or not,...

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It’s Personal

For me, this is personal. I hope you feel the same way. By “this,” I mean the struggle to protect our public lands and restore our damaged environment — starting with our Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument. My family and I have operated a business and, for many years, lived within the...

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The Advance Directive

Dear Amy, My father is 91 and has dementia. I learned he gave an advance directive with a “do not resuscitate” order to my brother several years ago. I told my brother that giving the DNR order to the doctor was condemning Dad to die and that we should follow...

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Intermittent Fasting: Reset for Body Function

Long-lived peoples characteristically eat in moderation and fast periodically. Caloric restriction has been studied extensively, and the results are convincing – lab animals on caloric-restricted diets or those that intermittently fasted lived longer and exhibited fewer degenerative diseases as they aged. Feasting and Fasting – Our Genetic Heritage Caloric restriction...

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Fit for Anything, Fit for Life

What does the word “fitness” mean to you? Running a marathon? Completing a hike? Being able to play a pick-up game of basketball? Feeling confident in a bathing suit? Carrying your groceries in one trip from the car to the house? Managing the tasks of daily living without assistance? Your...

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Chemical Restraints – What You Should Know

A chemical restraint is any drug used to control behavior in a manner not required to treat the medical or psychiatric condition.  A Human Rights Watch (HRW) report released February 5, 2018, (“They Want Docile; How Nursing Homes in the United States Overmedicate People with Dementia”) reports that in an...

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What Not to Do…

Now that you have picked out the bees knees of trees for your next planting project, here are a few tips to ensure a long healthy life for your beloved tree. Don’t plant too deep! By this I mean plant it high, so high it looks like it is planted...

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Sugar-Free/No Sugar Added Chocolates

If you’ve been drooling over all the deliciousness here at Branson’s Chocolates, but stayed away because of the sugar, you are in luck! We’d like to introduce you to our Sugar-Free/No Sugar Added Chocolates. We have Hazelnut Clusters, Peanut Clusters, Almond Bars, and Solid Chocolate Bars in both Milk Chocolate...

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Why Wait?

April happens fast here at the greenhouses.  We have a huge selection of spring and summer annuals available and ready to plant outside.  Each week we will continue to have more and more plants available.  The hanging baskets are also coming along nicely, and this year we have varieties of...

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On the Road to Sustainability

Forty-six years ago, a group of families formed a buying club to access sustainable, local, and organic food as an alternative to modern industrial agriculture. This humble foundation of social and environmental responsibility started the Ashland Food Co-op and has shaped every decision we’ve made since. That’s why we have...

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Here We Go Again

Well, the monstrous winter that we were dreading (or dreaming about) didn’t quite materialize this year now did it? All the precipitation has been surely appreciated and the colder temperatures seem to be behind us. The early portents of Spring are nudging forth in gardens all around town. For dedicated...

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Skilled Labor

The automobile technician of today’s world is changing quickly. Today’s technician must be able to use his/her body to perform repairs to the machine, and also use their experience and education to see into the mind of an increasingly autonomous machine. How do they do it? Sometimes I don’t even...

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The Essence of Community

If someone asked you what makes Ashland so special, what would you say? Because the houses are relatively expensive, the lots are not as big, and the parking stinks. Of course not. You’d likely share that given its small population; it’s packed with culture, diversity, life and love. We often...

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Common CrossFit® Questions Answered:

What is CrossFit®? Constantly varied, functional movement executed at high intensity in a group environment under the guidance of coaches. CrossFit® is an evidenced-based program focused on achieving observable, measurable, repeatable results and is designed to build broad, general and inclusive fitness. Why does CrossFit®work? Through the use of a...

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Michelle Lewis, Vendor 381

BFA artist and floral designer, clothing lover extraordinaire, and lifelong gatherer of all things ornamental My booth, 381, is literally jam-packed with unique items from the world of fashion.  You’ll find clothing, bags, purses, and seasonal necessities like outerwear, hoodies, pajamas and the like.  A fabric bin brimming with great fabric in...

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Lifetime Fluids

Many cars have been sold with the vehicle manufacturer touting “lifetime” fluids, which means certain fluids never need to be changed during the lifetime of the vehicle. This sales technique was implemented to help relieve the fear and intimidations some consumers were experiencing if thinking of buying a European vehicle....

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What Does Democracy Have to Do with Cooperatives?

We often refer to cooperatives as “democratic enterprises.” But what does that really mean? Ashland Food Co-op, like all other co-ops, is owned and controlled by the people who use its services. We talk about how “you own it” but not much about how “you control it.” You may hear...

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Tera Shea Hair Design

Born and raised in Ashland, Oregon, Tera Shea is a professional hair designer and colorist working at Studio Danielle in the Ashland Railroad district. With more than eleven years of experience Tera specializes in connecting with others by helping them feel good about their hair. Tera values connecting and developing...

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Ashland Parks & Recreation Commission (APRC)

Our WinterSpring PlayGuide is out… check it out at AshlandParksandRec.org. If you are interested in letting the community know about your business, contact dorinda.cottle@ashland.or.us to talk about a display ad in our summer, 2018 guide. Ashland Parks’ Summer Youth Conservation Corps is now accepting applications! 8th-12th graders can earn 25...

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The Siskiyou School Waldorf Education in Southern Oregon

Continuing a tradition of over 40 years of Waldorf education in Southern Oregon, the Siskiyou School is a thriving community. Now in its 12th year, the school is an established, highly respected educational presence in the Rogue Valley. It is renowned for its comprehensive Waldorf program, its recognition of the...

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