Riverwood 2017 flu clinics open

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. Minnesota influenza outbreaks typically occur between December through April. Antibodies develop about two weeks after getting the vaccine, but drops in the elderly and those […]

Riverwood achieves Health Care Home certification

In an effort to improve the value and quality of care delivery, Riverwood Healthcare Center has pursued and achieved Health Care Home (HCH) certification through the Minnesota Department of Health. A patient centered health care home is a philosophy of care that supports health and wellness while placing control of health care choices in the […]

Mommy & Me classes offers support for moms

For any mother interested in learning more on how to care for herself and her baby, there’s a helpful educational series coming up in Aitkin. Riverwood Healthcare Center is partnering with Aitkin Community Education to host a 7-week education series called “Mommy & Me”. Seven one-hour classes will be held at Riverwood in Aitkin on […]

Health and Wellness Fair coming

By Sarah Libbon, Voyageur Press of McGregor Five local organizations are joining together to host a first-of-its-kind Health & Wellness Fair in McGregor on Wed., Sept. 27, 3-6 p.m., at the McGregor Community Center. Riverwood Healthcare Center, ANGELS of McGregor, McGregor Community Education, McGregor Lions, and Aitkin County Public Health are sponsors of the free […]

Gala offers fine dining, entertainment for health care cause

During the fall harvest season, what could be better than a delicious, locally grown meal served up in an attractive venue. Riverwood Healthcare is offering just that at its annual Gala on Sat., Sept. 30, at the 40 Club Banquet Center in Aitkin. SEE INVITATION This festive event, which begins at 5:30 p.m., will feature […]

Prepare for medical decisions, choices now

Imagine a sudden event such as a car accident or illness that left you or a family member unable to communicate. Have you identified someone you trust that can make sure your voice is heard and make health care decisions for you in the event that you are unable to do so? Do you have […]