Physician in training will join Riverwood medical staff

Dr. Austin Krohn, who trained at Riverwood Healthcare Center through the Rural Physician Associate Program from October 2008 through June 2009, returned for a week of family medicine clinical training July 16-20. Krohn, in his third year of residency training at North Memorial Medical Center in the Twin Cities, will join the family practice medical […]

July is UV Safety Month

Summer is a good time to focus on eye health and safety. Protecting your eyes from ultraviolet (UV) rays is especially important when many of us are spending more time outdoors. Ultraviolet rays are invisible to the eye and overexposure can cause a number of eye problems, including macular degeneration, cataracts and skin cancer around […]

Thank you Hospice event supporters!

Riverwood Foundation would like to thank all who contributed to the success of the 29th annual Hospice Charity Event with its premiere golf tournament and dinner held July 8th at Ruttger’s Resort, Deerwood. See donor list and photos. We raised more than $20,000 for local hospice care offered through HomeHealth Partnership in Aitkin and Crow Wing […]

Challenge grant for hospital expansion project is big success

   Otto Bremer Foundation contributes $300,000 for Better Together Capital Campaign  In early 2011, the Otto Bremer Foundation pledged generous support for the hospital expansion and renovations at Riverwood Healthcare Center in Aitkin with a $300,000 challenge grant. A little more than a year later, Riverwood Foundation reports that the community, whose donations were matched […]

Horseshoe Lake Association gives to Better Together campaign

Members of the Horseshoe Lake Association present a $250 donation to Riverwood Foundation Manager Katie Nelson for the Better Together Capital Campaign supporting the expansion and renovations at Riverwood Healthcare Center. Pictured left to right are Bill Ethen, Carol Pawlak, Katie Nelson, Paul Held.