“Hospice wasn’t about those last days…it was about enhancing the quality of life in the days my mom had left. Hospice was a gift for both mom and our family.”
BRAINERD — The Diabetes Education Resource Program at Essentia Health invites you to register for a Diabetes Refresher class Nov. 20 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Essentia Health St. Joseph’s Clinic at 2024 S. Sixth Street.
The Crazy Quilters of Park Rapids donate a handmade quilt annually for Breast Cancer Awareness and as a reminder to women that mammograms can detect changes in the breast that may be early signs of cancer but are often too small to be felt. CHI St. Joseph’s Health’s Radiologic Technologist K…
Approximately 94,000 Minnesotans live with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia, and a quarter million people provide unpaid care to these individuals.
ST. CLOUD — Do you make the best homemade bread, home canned pickles or cookies? Consider selling your product as a Minnesota Cottage Food producer.
Laporte High School hosted a blood drive with Vitalant, formerly United Blood Services, Oct. 22 that helped collect a total of 19 units of blood products for patients in need.
Raking fall leaves can seem like a chore and a never-ending one, at that. Reduce time and effort spent managing fall leaves by putting this valuable resource to work in your landscape.
The community is invited to the 10th Annual Pink Tie Party to support breast cancer patients in the Brainerd Lakes Area Nov. 7 from 6 to 9 p.m.
BRAINERD — Dr. Kevin Bardwell, a family medicine physician, has joined the Urgent Care Department at Essentia Health St. Joseph’s-Baxter Clinic in Baxter, Minnesota.
Fall is a good time to reduce the risks of wildfires to cabins and homes as property owners in rural and wooded areas clear woodlots, cut firewood or remove downed or dying trees.
PARK RAPIDS — CHI St. Joseph’s Health Auxiliary recently launched a shoe drive fundraiser to benefit CHI St. Joseph’s Health hospital.
BRAINERD — Essentia Health St. Joseph’s Foundation has received a gift from the Marilyn Covey Estate to support the work at the Marilyn Covey Heart and Vascular Center to provide cardiac care close to home.
STAPLES — Seven women were selected by parents of children in their care and recognized as 2019 In Home Family Child Care Providers of the Year. Each of these women was honored Sept. 28 at the annual Regional Child Care Network Conference at Sourcewell.
The Walker community hosted a blood drive with Vitalant, formerly United Blood Services, Sept. 25 at Calvary Evangelical Church that helped collect a total of 52 units of blood products for patients in need.
PARK RAPIDS — CHI St. Joseph’s Health and Essentia Health will be hosting a Wave of Light Ceremony for those in the community who have experienced pregnancy and infant loss.
Amanda Irene Ostlund and Matthew James Stein will be married Oct. 5, 2019, at the Stein family residence in Walker, with a reception following at In-We-Go Resort in Nevis. The couple’s parents are Randy Fitzsimons of Winter, Wis., and Deb Lichtenberg of Wadena, and Robert and Lori Stein of W…
Nationally one in five people have a mental illness. The most recent Crow Wing County community health survey found that to be one in four among Crow Wing County adults.
A $5.65 million grant renewal from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) will allow Essentia Health to continue its cutting-edge cancer research and first-rate patient care.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has grant money available to help communities combat emerald ash borer and manage city-owned ash trees.