Education & Health
After Astrik Vardanyan's seminar, "Childbirth can be Ecstatic," a few Armenian-American attendees stayed behind to talk about their own experiences and feelings towards choices in labor and delivery. / all photos by the author for Ararat Magazine

A new Armenian-American nonprofit is seeking to educate LA-area Armenians about their medical options.

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Jermik Ankyun resident Anahit Baghramyan rides Salma, a hippotherapy horse saved by Centaur from slaughter. Baghramyan, who was abandoned as a child and lived at a few different orphanages until moving to Jermik Ankyun in 2008, later serenaded the crowd with her singing talent. (Photo credit: K. Shamlian)

Armenia’s Only Hippotherapy Center Breaking Ground in Mental Health Sector Amid Financial Trouble

by | December 8th, 2011 | 3 comments

On a blazing summer day in a village named Ushi, Davit Mamikyan, a resident of Jermik Ankyun, Armenia’s first home for physically and mentally handicapped adults, cautiously climbed onto a chestnut-colored horse named Salma. The [...]

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Learn Armenian with the Aid of a Computer

by | June 27th, 2011 | 4 comments

Editor’s note: The following is a translation of an article original published by H. Asatrian of the Orer Armenian publication in Prague. We’ve prepared a translated version for Ararat readers to better familiarize them with [...]

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