Zilverberg Fund supports health care education

2017.10.20    No Comments

In 2017, Riverwood Healthcare Center Foundation distributed grants totaling $9,500 from the Michael Zilverberg Heath Education Endowment Fund. Scholarships for $2,500 each were awarded to three Riverwood employees, including Angie Phillips, registered nurse; Kelsie Engholm, licensed practical nurse; and Tia Ronnenberg, surgical technologist. Another award of $2,000 was given to Riverwood’s hospital nursing services for […]

Learn solutions for hip, knee, shoulder pain

2017.10.10    No Comments

Hip, knee or shoulder pain can interfere with enjoyment of life.  Find out how to get back to pain-free living. Learn about proven non-surgical and surgical solutions for shoulder, hip or knee pain caused by osteoarthritis or injuries that may be caused by sports or other strenuous activities. Riverwood Healthcare Center will host a seminar […]

Two new therapists bring pediatric expertise to Riverwood

2017.10.03    No Comments

Riverwood Healthcare Center is pleased to announce the addition to its Rehabilitation staff of two new therapists for occupational therapy and speech therapy. Both bring expertise in pediatric rehabilitation and see patients primarily in Aitkin. Speech therapy for children will be provided in McGregor too. Amanda Genz, occupational therapist, brings eight years of previous experience […]

Riverwood 2017 flu clinics open

2017.09.27    No Comments

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

2017.09.21    No Comments

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

2017.09.15    No Comments

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 […]