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January/February 2019

CityView Magazine - Fayetteville, NC

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Discover's fresh updated look! | 41 PERIPHERAL ARTERIAL DISEASE is common, but usually goes unrecognized. This disease can lead to disabling leg pain, foot ulcers, limb loss, aneurysm, stroke, and even death. RISK FACTORS INCLUDE: Over the age of 40 Smoker Diabetes Blood pressure Cholesterol Kidney disease ALL INSURANCES WELCOME ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS Evaluation of Leg Pain Treatment of Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) Treatment of varicose veins and laser-RF closure Treatment of non-healing leg and foot ulcers VASCULAR CLINIC • Valley Cardiology, PA M. Akram Paracha, MD, FSCAI, RPVI 3656 Cape Center Drive Fayetteville, NC 28304 910.321.1012 Would your family know what to do in the event of your death? One of the kindest gifts you could give your family is to make your own funeral arrangements before they are needed. To ensure that your wishes are fulfilled, schedule an appointment for a no-obligation consultation with one of our preneed specialists. Funeral Service & Crematory Funeral Services Cremation ~ Pre Need 610 Ramsey Street, Fayetteville, NC 28301 910.484.8108 | Sullivan's Highland BOB SULLIVAN ALLEN STAPLETON K AR EN SULLIVAN MERCER EDWARD MERCER with picnic tables, fireplaces, fans and lighting for gatherings along with a fourth home where Cameron and his wife, Avery, now live with their children. e couple are described as the "visionaries" for Friendship House Fayetteville and, in addition to his con- tinuing work as a physician, Cameron is the campus chaplain and resident director. Ground was broken on the pro- ject in March 2018. It was completed by early November when an official ribbon-cutting and big celebration was held. By then, two people had already moved in – 25-year-old Chasity Sul- livan, who's in the physician's assistant program at Methodist University, and 27-year-old Vicky Hall, a Friend who also happened to already be a friend of Chasity's. e two met several years ago at Appalachian State University where Vicky was enrolled in a two-year program for individuals with intellec- tual disabilities. Chasity volunteered with the program. Neither knew the other was applying to live at Friend- ship House Fayetteville but both were delighted to end up there together. Chasity said she wanted be part of Friendship House because she "loved the idea of being part of a community that combines faith and medicine to empower people with disabilities to become independent." Vicky and Chasity do a lot of things together but Vicky loves her sense of independence. "I feel free," she said. e two women live on the second floor of one of the homes and will eventually be joined there by two other healthcare students from local colleges and universities. Downstairs, two more people have since moved in – a medical student and Michael Brown, a Friend resident. More residents will be arriv- ing over coming months. Tara Brisson Hinton, the community relations and

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