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Desert EventsCancerPartners’ Passions Ball Returns

CancerPartners, the local nonprofit that offers emotional and educational support to all those in the Coachella Valley touched by cancer, will hold the second edition of The Passions Ball: An Evening of Heart and Soul—the exciting new fundraising gala inaugurated last year—on Saturday, November 3, 2018. Taking place at The Read more…

Desert EventsNo Time for Exercise?

In honor of the American Heart Association’s 25th Annual Heart Walk coming up November 17, we want to get you moving. When you can’t seem to make time for a full workout, try these American Heart Association no-sweat ways to simply move more. Grab the leash and walk your dog. Read more…

Desert EventsGet to Know Our Valley’s Naturopathic Doctors

Curious about what naturopathic doctors do? October 7-13 is your time to discover as we celebrate the 6th annual Naturopathic Medicine Week sponsored by the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP). During the week, naturopathic clinics in our valley will offer open houses, special events and drawings, and encourage you Read more…

Desert EventsEl Paseo Goes PINK October 13

Desert Cancer Foundation (DCF) is proud to present the 12th Annual Paint El Paseo Pink walk for breast cancer awareness on Saturday, October 13, at The Gardens on El Paseo! Proceeds raised from Paint El Paseo Pink support the DCF mission to assist uninsured and underinsured Coachella Valley and local Read more…

Desert EventsWellspring Brings a World of Wellness

Wellspring, a first-of-its-kind gathering featuring the world’s leading wellness innovators, teachers and socially-conscious companies, takes place October 26-28 at the Palm Springs Convention Center. The three-day event is packed with 150 transformational classes, treatments, lectures and workshops across multiple categories including fitness, holistic medicine, health, social change and conscious capitalism. Read more…

Desert EventsLooking for a Challenge?

The Palm Springs Aerial Tram Road Challenge 6k Run/Walk returns on Saturday, October 27, to Palm Springs. If you are looking for a challenge, this event is unlike any other. For over 32 years, people have been coming to Palm Springs in October to take on this ultimate incline which Read more…

Desert EventsWellness Industry Gathers

Health and wellness industry leaders gathered in May at the Cambria Gallery to celebrate past Desert Health Wellness Award nominees. Networking, healthy nosh, and vibrant enthusiasm ensued as plans for the 2019 Wellness Awards were unveiled. The Greater Palm Springs CVB was also on hand to present their Live Your Wellest Read more…

Desert EventsThird Annual Workplace Wellness Awards

Coachella Valley’s HARC (Health Assessment and Research for Communities) is proud to announce the third annual Workplace Wellness Awards luncheon to be held June 7 at the Classic Club in Palm Desert. The Workplace Wellness Awards recognize exemplary organizations that prioritize employee health and wellness and encourage others to do Read more…

Desert EventsFive Ways to Boost Health and Happiness

The “how” of happiness isn’t that tough, says Sonja Lyubomirsky, psychology professor at the University of California, Riverside, and author of The How of Happiness and The Myths of Happiness. Her research shows that happiness not only feels good; it is good. Happier people have more stable marriages, stronger immune Read more…

Desert EventsManaging Pain Naturally

The final presentation in the 2018 Cambria Health by Design Speaker Series takes place Tuesday, April 3, at the Cambria Gallery on Cook Street from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. In light of the opioid epidemic, which has everyone in our Read more…

Desert EventsAlzheimers Coachella Valley Offers Innovative Program

Alzheimers Coachella Valley (ACV), the new community-based nonprofit organization now open at the Berger Foundation Center, launched a new innovative support group called “Traveling the Journey Together.” The first-of-its kind program includes both the person diagnosed with dementia and the care-partner. The eight-week series is facilitated by Edie Keller, Licensed Read more…

Desert EventsChanging Our Community and World

Nelson Mandela is often quoted as saying, “Education is the greatest weapon you can use to change the world.” There is a non-profit in the Coachella Valley that bases its purpose and existence upon this belief. Ten years ago, led by the vision of Jan Oliphant, the Cal State University Read more…

Desert EventsTrilogy’s 10th Annual Health and Wellness Fair

The 10th Annual Trilogy Health and Wellness Fair returns to Trilogy La Quinta on Saturday, March 24. The free event takes place from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and is open to the public. A variety of Coachella Valley health professionals will offer demonstrations, product samples and information.  You’ll meet Read more…

Desert EventsCome Celebrate the 2018 Women Who Rule!

The Women Leaders Forum of the Coachella Valley (WLF) is proud to announce the honorees for its 6th Annual “Women Who Rule” Awards Luncheon and Scholarship Fundraiser presented by Desert Regional Medical Center. On Friday, January 26, at Agua Caliente Resort Spa in Rancho Mirage, four deserving women will be Read more…

Desert EventsCambria Speakers Series Open to All

For a complete list of season events, visit Sponsored Events! The Cambria Health by Design Speaker Series launched in November with integrative doctor Joe Scherger, MD, speaking on how to reverse – and end – Alzheimer’s. Scherger spoke to a full house, all of whom took home life-changing information on Read more…

Desert EventsThe Walk to End Alzheimer’s

It’s hard to beat the beauty of the Coachella Valley in the spring, with glorious flowers of all colors painting our desert landscape and infusing our home with life and beauty.  On Saturday, April 7, our valley will be filled with a different kind of flower as the Walk to Read more…

Desert EventsBringing Desert Health® to Life!

One of our favorite things to do is to bring Desert Heath® to life through our community health fairs. This is your opportunity to meet many of the doctors, health care practitioners, businesses and products you read about in our publication. Beautiful venues, prize giveaways, and other festivities add to Read more…

Desert Events23rd Annual Jim Cook Day of Hope for Diabetes

On Saturday, March 3, the Jim Cook Day of Hope for Diabetes® returns for a day of information and education that is open to all – and free. Sponsored by the Desert Diabetes Club, the event includes a product fair showcasing the latest technology and treatments for persons with diabetes, Read more…

Desert EventsFebruary is Heart Month

February has long been recognized as American Heart Month. Many things have changed since the initial proclamation in 1963. Unfortunately, one thing that has not is that heart disease is still the leading cause of death of Americans. Major inroads have been made during this time, with an emphasis on Read more…

Desert EventsWhat’s New at the Woman’s Show?

More activities, more food, more wine, more entertainment and even more fun are scheduled for the 11th annual Desert Woman’s Show presented by Desert Vein and Vascular Institute on January 13 and 14 at Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa in Rancho Mirage. Attended by thousands of guests each year, the Read more…