Belly Fat Lunch & Learn in Aitkin

A trim tummy is good for many things like fitting into a favorite pair of jeans or feeling more confident in your appearance. But an even more important reason to lose belly fat is to improve your overall health and reduce the risk for heart disease, diabetes and some cancers. Join Riverwood Healthcare for a […]

WELLNESS: Healthy options for Thanksgiving feast

While Thanksgiving has an “eat until you drop” reputation, this big meal doesn’t have to promote weight gain. Consider indulging in a few Thanksgiving side dishes that are both healthy and delicious while keeping family food favorites on the menu. Sweet Potato Casserole: Replace marshmellows with a light merengue and add pineapple. http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/sweet_potato_meringue_casserole.html or a […]

Riverwood celebrates milestone anniversaries for staff

On Nov. 13, Riverwood Healthcare Center honored 37 employees and retirees who have celebrated milestone anniversaries or retirement in 2014 at a special dinner at Ruttger’s. Their collective years of service totals 618! The program focused on celebrating the honored employees individually and included sharing of valued contributions the respective employees have made to Riverwood […]

March of Dimes recognizes local nurse practitioner

The March of Dimes selected Janet Larson, family and mental health nurse practitioner at Riverwood Healthcare Center, for a Nurse of the Year award in the Mental Health category. Kristine Layne, chief nursing officer at Riverwood, nominated Janet Larson for the award with these comments: “Mental health services in our community are very limited. Janet […]