New education and support on breastfeeding

If you’re a new mother of a newborn or expecting a baby for the first time, you probably have questions about breastfeeding. RiverwoodHealthcareCenterhas nurses specially trained as certified lactation counselors who are available to offer education and support to women on breastfeeding. Beginning on April 2, Riverwood will offer ongoing weekly support sessions on Tuesdays […]

Riverwood named Top 100 Critical Access Hospital

Riverwood Healthcare Center in Aitkin, Minn., was recently named one of the HealthStrong™ Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) in the United States for the second time, the first ranking coming in 2011. “Riverwood is proud of the efforts of its physicians and all of our health care team members who have contributed to our […]

Diabetes education, wound care clinic relocate

The renovations at Riverwood Healthcare Center include new space for its diabetes education and wound care clinic services, which have been located in the outpatient services facility at 601 Bunker Hill Drive. Beginning Mon., March 25, patients can access diabetes education and wound care services in a newly renovated space in the hospital, just around […]

AHS students begin Health Careers course

  On March 6, 10 Aitkin High School (AHS) students met at Riverwood Healthcare Cente for an orientation to the Health Career Exploration curriculum, a joint partnership between Riverwood Healthcare Center and Aitkin High School. AHS juniors and seniors who participate in the program learn firsthand what career opportunities await them in the healthcare field. […]

Riverwood welcomes new board member

Riverwood Healthcare Center is pleased to announce the election of Tom Lundberg to Riverwood’s Governing Board of Directors.  He fills the position vacated by Robert Lewis, who served on Riverwood’s board for nine years from 2004 through 2012. “As a life-long resident, Tom’s knowledge of Aitkin and area communities is a huge asset for our […]

Grief support group to start

Are you grieving the loss of a loved one? Talking with others about your feelings and learning tips on how to cope with your grief can help. RiverwoodHealthcareCenteris hosting a 4-week Grief support group on Thursday evenings, April 4, 11, 18 and 25. The group will meet from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. at Riverwood’s hospital conference […]