It’s time to talk: Discussing your healthcare wishes

Joleen Johnson Social Services

Most of us don’t like to think about our health deteriorating, much less talk about it. Do you know what you would like to have happen if you could not care for yourself? Make these decisions easier for your loved ones by talking about them now. If you’re having trouble broaching the subject, consider these […]

Ready for the Unexpected, Dr. Kristin Bergstrom

Kristin Bergstrom MD

When Kristin Bergstrom, M.D., and the emergency team are on the floor in Redwood Area Hospital’s Emergency Department, you know you are in good hands. “In a small community emergency room, we see everything that large urban hospital emergency rooms see – from everyday injuries to unexplained illnesses to severe trauma – just less frequently […]

Immediate Action Can Save Your Life

Following dinner, your spouse begins complaining of indigestion. As the evening progresses, so does your husband’s pain. He insists it’s just bad heartburn. You insist he see a doctor immediately. You call 911. For most people, the decision to seek emergency medical attention is a tough one. It’s easier to deny the symptoms. And while […]