Riverwood celebrates staff milestone anniversaries

On Nov. 12, Riverwood Healthcare Center honored 34 employees and retirees who have celebrated milestone anniversaries or retirement in 2015 at a special dinner at Ruttger’s. Their collective years of service totals 624! The program focused on celebrating the honored employees individually and included sharing of valued contributions the respective employees have made to Riverwood […]

AAOS Committee appoints local orthopaedic surgeon

Minnesota Center for Orthopaedics Surgeon Erik Severson, M.D., of  Riverwood Healthcare in Aitkin and Cuyuna Regional Medical Center (CRMC) in Crosby, was recently appointed to a three-year term on the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Hip, Knee & Adult Reconstruction Evaluation Committee. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons is a medical organization for orthopaedic surgeons that provides patient […]

Pianists to play in hospital, clinic lobby

Giving the gift of music is always very special during the holiday season. Now, there’s a new opportunity for those who play piano. Riverwood Healthcare Center is recruiting piano players to volunteer to play holiday music in its hospital and clinic lobby in Aitkin weekdays, Dec. 1 to 30, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. […]

Wellness: Lung Cancer Awareness

Did you know that November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month? Learn to know the signs and symptoms, risk factors and how to protect your lungs. Click on links below or for more information go to American Lung Association at www.lung.org Symptoms: Many people with lung cancer don’t have symptoms until the disease is in its […]

Zilverberg fund makes two scholarship awards

Christopher Hughes and Nicole Phillips, Riverwood Healthcare Center employees, are this year’s recipients of Riverwood Foundation’s Michael Zilverberg Healthcare Education Scholarship. Hughes is a medical student at University of Minnesota, Duluth, on track to become a physician. Phillips is pursuing a registered nurse degree at Central Lakes College in Brainerd. Both of them work as […]

Teleconference on pelvic health issues for women

Get answers about pelvic health concerns affecting women, including urinary incontinence, pelvic prolapse, pelvic pain and gynecological cancers. From the comfort of home or office, simply call in on Wed., Nov. 18, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m., to hear from Dr. Kristina Kramer, obstetrics and gynecology specialist, via a teleconference call. She will talk about these […]