|Warwick Forest Brings the “Spirit of 45” Alive for World War II Veterans, Celebrates 70th Anniversary of Victory Over Japan
As the words echoed across retired U.S. Army Col. Al Newton’s scratchy radio that day in August 1945, he sat on the perimeter of a compound near China and he knew “we’d done our job. We were heading home.”
“The war was over,” Newton said. “In those days, when you set sail, you didn’t know when you’d be coming back.”
(Press Release, 8/17/2015)
|The Gardens at Warwick Forest Receives National Award for Improving Quality of Care
The Gardens at Warwick Forest, a Riverside Health System nursing facility, has been recognized as a 2015 recipient of the Bronze – Commitment to Quality Award for its dedication to improving the lives of residents through quality care. There were only five other facilities in Virginia that received this award, and The Gardens at Warwick Forest is the only one on the Peninsula to have received it.
(Press Release, 6/18/2015)
|Young Couple Honors Older Generation and Marries at Riverside Nursing Home
Dan and Sarah Eads may be young, but are inspired by the examples of timeless love at The Gardens in Newport News, where they married Saturday in front of a couple who have been together for 62 years.
(Press Release, 9/22/2014)
|Riverside Health System Opens 24-Bed Pulmonary Rehabilitation Unit in Newport News
The short stay rehabilitation unit at Warwick Forest’s “The Gardens” opened following a study that indicated it could help improve clinical outcomes, reducing the number of patients readmitted to the hospital after discharge.
(Press Release, 9/12/2014)
|Warwick Forest Warriors Get Colorful
The 28-person team of 6 to 84-year-olds from the Newport News Riverside Retirement Community showcased what it means to “live life actively and have a great time doing it” during the April 26 Color Me Rad 5k.
(Press Release, 5/2/2014)
|Warwick Forest Welcomes New Medical Director To Lead Primary Care Practice On Campus
Newport News, VA – Warwick Forest is pleased to announce that Dr. Emmeline Gasink has joined the retirement community as a Certified Medical Director offering a primary care practice for the residents right on campus.
(Press Release, 2/24/2014)
|Dr. Joseph Ward Earns Medical Director Certification - American Medical Directors Association – Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine, only awards certifications twice per year.
Dr. Joseph Ward of Riverside Health System received his designation as Certified Medical Director from the American Medical Directors Association – Dedicated to Long Term Care Medicine (AMDA). Ward is the Medical Director for Riverside Heath System’s Warwick Forest Continuing Care Retirement Community in Newport News / York County.
(Press Release, 4/11/2013)