Hospice Charity Event is a huge success

Supporters from across the state participated in the Holes fore Hospice event sponsored by Riverwood Foundation at Ruttger’s Bay Lake Lodge on July 14. Area golfers and diners came together for a day of leisurely sport, dining, silent-auction bidding and camaraderie, which brought in over $21,000 for local hospice care. Attendance included 124 golfers and […]

Healthy to-go meals at Riverwood

As part of its wellness initiative, Riverwood is offering a healthy lunch-time option in Aitkin and Garrison. We are hosting Prairie Bay’s mobile vending truck to offer convenient, healthy to-go meals prepared with locally grown products. Choose from two dates and locations. AITKIN: Wed., July 24, 11 AM – 1 PM, Riverwood Support Services wing […]

Generous support for local hospice care

In early July, the Mille Lacs Energy Cooperative Trust (MLECT) donated $2,500 to support local hospice care through Riverwood Foundation’s annual Holes for Hospice fundraiser.  Pictured accepting this generous gift is Katie Nelson (left), Foundation manager, with Muriel Kingsley, MLECT Board secretary.

Riverwood welcomes two new managers

Riverwood Healthcare Center is pleased to welcome Tony Sundholm, RN, and Kim Waffensmith to oversee several inpatient and outpatient departments. With 20 years of nursing experience, Tony Sundholm has returned to his former role as manager of Riverwood’s emergency department with wider responsibilities and supervision of about 30 health care professionals. In addition to emergency […]

Riverwood seeks participation in community meetings

Riverwood Healthcare Center is seeking local participants for several community input meetings it will host in the Aitkin and McGregor communities in late July. The purpose of these meetings is to gain feedback from local residents and community leaders on their perceptions of health and wellness resources that are available in the respective communities. Participants […]