Riverwood Holes fore Hospice Golf Tournament

Join us for a day of FUN on Sunday, July 13, at the Cuyuna Rolling Hills Golf Course in Deerwood. The cost of $125 per person includes lunch, 18 holes of golf with a cart, dinner and many PRIZES! Sign up as an individual, find a friend, or put together a team. There is no […]

Riverwood welcomes new chief financial officer

In mid-June, Riverwood Healthcare Center welcomed Casey Johnson as chief financial officer (CFO). “With nine years of experience as a CFO in progressive and growing health systems in Minnesota and North Dakota, Casey brings extensive financial planning and leadership skills that will help lead Riverwood successfully into the future,” says Chad Cooper, Riverwood chief executive […]

Office Shop donates to Kids with Cancer Fund

In honor of Zach Johnson’s 23rd birthday, The Office Shop, owned by Jodie and Scott Johnson with stores in Aitkin and Brainerd, recently donated $15,000 to the Zachary Johnson Kids with Cancer Fund at Riverwood Foundation. “Each year on Zach’s birthday we celebrate his cancer remission,” Jodie Johnson explains. “About 20 years ago the Office […]

Wellness: Making healthy food choices easy

Shopping area farmers markets is a great way to make choosing healthy food easy and fun! In Aitkin, there are two great choices for farmers markets: On Tuesdays, 10 AM to 12 PM, June 17 through August, Riverwood Healthcare Center hosts three vendor stalls from Sprout MN, Grandpa G’s Farm and Laundrus Farm. Eggs, herbs, […]

Zilverbergs leave lasting legacy for local health care

Michael and Jeannette Zilverberg, life-long residents of Aitkin who have passed away in recent years, have left a legacy of caring for the health of the Aitkin area community that will continue well into the future. Through the Zilverberg’s estate, Riverwood Foundation has received two major planned gifts. One of the gifts of approximately $52,000 […]

Learn how to prevent diabetes

Riverwood offers a national prevention program called I CAN Prevent Diabetes. This community-based, lifestyle change program offers diabetes prevention education for people with pre-diabetes or who are at risk for diabetes. The next 16-week class series will be offered on Tuesdays, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., July 15 through October 28, at Riverwood Healthcare Center in […]

Wilson family creates new scholarship fund

In memory of the late Roger Wilson, the Wilson family of Aitkin has created the Roger D. Wilson Scholarship to help individuals better themselves.  The fund will be administered by Riverwood Foundation. These scholarship funds are intended to ease the burden of tuition costs so that aspiring students or healthcare professionals can obtain advanced training […]