Learn about reflux and heartburn care

To learn more, attend a Reflux and Heartburn Lunch and Learn program on Tues., Nov. 17, 12 to 1 p.m. at First Lutheran Church in Aitkin. Hear from Dr. Paul Severson, reflux specialist and director of the Minnesota Reflux and Heartburn Center at Riverwood in Aitkin and Cuyuna Regional Medical Center in Crosby, about the […]

Riverwood welcomes new RPAP medical student

Riverwood Healthcare Center is pleased to welcome Ginelle Zimmerman, a third-year medical student at the University of Minnesota Medical School – Duluth who is participating in the Rural Physician Associate Program (RPAP). Through the RPAP program, a third-year medical student lives in a rural community for nine months and participates in rotations of hospital and […]

Flu clinics to open in October

Influenza or “flu” is a serious contagious disease that kills thousands every year and is the most frequent cause of death from a vaccine preventable disease in the United States. Last flu season was more severe than in recent years, with 11 pediatric deaths in Minnesota alone. Pregnant women are at four times greater risk […]

Learn about solutions for hip, knee pain

Chronic hip or knee pain, commonly experienced by those with osteoarthritis, interferes with enjoyment of life by keeping individuals from activities they like to do. Find out how to get back to pain-free living. Learn more about proven non-surgical and surgical solutions for hip and knee pain and the success local patients have had with […]

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Chronic hip or knee pain, commonly experienced by those with osteoarthritis, interferes with enjoyment of life by keeping individuals from activities they like to do.

Find out how to get back to pain-free living. Learn more about proven non-surgical and surgical solutions for hip and knee pain and the success local patients have had with a new Rapid Recovery approach for joint replacements at a lunch and learn program called “Solutions for Hip …”

Riverwood welcomes family nurse practitioner

Riverwood Healthcare Center is pleased to announce that Cindy Hauser, family nurse practitioner, has joined its medical staff. With an extensive background in hospital nursing and special training in the care of children and older adults, Hauser is interested in all areas of family medicine, including educating patients and promoting health and wellness. She is […]

Mindfulness class to meet in Aitkin

Eating and breathing can be done mindfully, as well as sitting, following your thoughts, and walking in nature. Learn how to work mindfulness, which can help relieve anxiety and stress, into daily activities. Riverwood Healthcare Center is offering a 4-week series class at our hospital in Aitkin on Wednesday evenings, 5:00-7:00 p.m. on Nov. 4, […]

Auxiliary nears hospital expansion pledge pay-off

In August, Riverwood Auxiliary members made another $10,000 payment toward their Better Together campaign pledge for the Aitkin hospital expansion and renovation project that reached completion in 2013.  This leaves only $10,000 to pay on their $100,000 pledge, which will be paid off in less than five years.  The Auxiliary has also supported the hospital […]