Donation for breast cancer patients

Riverwood Foundation presented a check for $1,000 to Ruth’s Free Wig Closet on behalf of Susan G. Komen for the Cure. The dollars will be used to provide free wigs and beauty consultation to women undergoing treatment for breast cancer in Aitkin, Mille Lacs and Crow Wing Counties. For more information on Ruth’s Free Wig […]

ADA recertification for diabetes program

Diagnosed with diabetes 23 years ago, Joan Jewett says she is managing this chronic disease much better today thanks to the support offered from Riverwood Healthcare Center’s diabetes education program led by Melissa Magnuson, RN and Certified Diabetes Educator.  “With my previous healthcare provider, there was no diabetes education offered,” Jewett says. “I got involved […]

2012 CPR class schedule

Riverwood Healthcare Center offers CPR classes on the fourth Tuesday of designated months throughout the year. These classes are geared toward healthcare professionals who provide direct patient care. The 2012 schedule of CPR classes is now available. For information or registration, contact Jeanine LeBlanc, Riverwood Hospital Nursing, at (218) 927-5314 or email jleblanc@riverwood.server297.com

Aitkin hospital earns surgery safety award

Riverwood Healthcare Center is proud to announce that it is the recipient of a SAFE SITE award from the Minnesota Hospital Association (MHA).  The SAFE SITE campaign has 120 participating hospitals and surgical centers. Launched in December 2007, the campaign aims to prevent wrong-site and wrong-patient procedures.  This campaign is an effort to reduce the […]