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Amanda Bearden

Amanda Bearden

August- Employee of the Month Amanda began working here at Riverwood on April 21st. She started as a full-time caregiver, and has recently gone through med tech training, and will soon begin transitioning into that new role. Amanda has worked tirelessly over the last...

Ron Smithwick

Ron Smithwick

August– Resident Spotlight Mr. Smithwick has been a resident at Riverwood since May of 2020. Mr. Smithwick received a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Biology, with a Minor in Psychology, and later received a Master's Degree in Biology from Stetson University in...

What We’ve Been Up To

What We’ve Been Up To

» Our residents always enjoy the very talented Butch Reeves and his many instruments. Mr. Reeves sang some of our favorite classic gospel songs. We look forward to having him back on 8/16. » We celebrated July 4th with a special cookout and music with Jay Cryder. It...

Purple Heart Day

Purple Heart Day

August 7th is National Purple Heart Day, a day dedicated to honoring our nation’s many heroes and service members who have made such important sacrifices for our country. This day is for celebrating and remembering the military personnel who have suffered injuries due...

Fireworks for the Fourth – A History

Fireworks for the Fourth – A History

  It’s almost impossible to think about the 4th of July without also thinking about fireworks. Our celebration of this holiday is so steeped in the tradition of these awe-inspiring pyrotechnics, but why? Where did this tradition come from?  As it turns out, the...

Bethani Champion

Bethani Champion

July- Employee of the Month Bethani has been chosen as employee of the month for many reasons. She has many outstanding qualities. She is willing to work wherever needed, and she loves the residents like family. She has been promoted to Unit Coordinator, and will...

Pet Therapy for Seniors of Rome

Pet Therapy for Seniors of Rome

  The companionship a pet offers can be an invaluable gift for people of any age, but especially for seniors. Spending time with a pet is an incredibly rewarding experience, one that can bring comfort, combat isolation and loneliness, and even help to reduce...