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Wellness: Joint care to keep you moving

Like a tire, the more use your hip or knee joint gets the faster it wears out. This apt analogy was shared by Adam English, RN and Joint Coordinator for […]

Cummings family donates electric wheelchair

The Bill and Patsy Cummings family of Aitkin has donated a deluxe electric wheelchair to Riverwood Healthcare Center. The wheelchair is available for patients or visitors with mobility difficulties to […]

Businesses ‘tee up’ support for hospice event

Like other charity events, Holes fore Hospice depends upon the generosity of local businesses, individuals and organizations for its fundraising success. Seventeen local businesses and organizations have signed on as […]

Wellness: Challenge yourself with 5Ks

Do you need a goal to keep you motivated to stay physically fit? Consider challenging yourself to participate in area 5K runs or walks. The “K” in 5K stands for […]

Help raise funds for local hospice care

Event to feature golf tournament, dinner and program Riverwood Healthcare Center and Riverwood Foundation are hosting Holes fore Hospice, a charity event golf tournament and dinner, on Sun., July 13, […]

Advanced medical training comes to Riverwood

He blinks, he takes breaths, and has a pulse. He can simulate many real bodily functions, including fluctuation in blood pressure and other vital signs. High tech manikins such as […]

Learn about solutions for hip or knee pain

If chronic hip or knee pain is undermining enjoyment of life and an active lifestyle, Riverwood Healthcare is presenting an educational program that offers hope for a healthier future. Attend […]

May 31 Plant sale at Riverwood

Riverwood Auxiliary will host its first plant sale on May 31, 8:00 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Riverwood Healthcare Center in Aitkin.  The plant sale will take place in the hospital […]

Riverwood offers lymphedema therapy

Monica Bostrom, registered physical therapist at Riverwood Healthcare Center, recently completed specialized training to become a certified lymphedema therapist. Lymphedema refers to swelling that generally occurs in the arms or […]

Wellness: Walk a faster mile

Love to walk? Challenge yourself to pick up the pace. Walking has lots of benefits. It not only adds years to your life, but it can help you lose weight, […]

Riverwood Healthcare receives statewide award

Recognition for innovative wellness strategies and partnerships Riverwood Healthcare Center was among 17 Minnesota hospitals to be honored at the annual Minnesota Hospital Association awards ceremony on April 25. Eighteen […]