Golf for a cause, support hospice care

Riverwood Healthcare Center and Riverwood Foundation are hosting Holes fore Hospice, a charity event golf tournament and lunch, on Sun., July 10, at Ruttger’s Bay Lake Lodge near Deerwood. The Lakes, an 18-hole challenging, championship course designed by the brilliant architect Joel Goldstrand, was expertly carved out of rugged terrain, engulfing two natural lakes and […]

Wellness: Stay SAFE on the Water

Are you hooked on safety? At the Governor’s Fishing Opener in McGregor on May 13, Riverwood distributed safety tip cards to help both adults and kids stay safe on the water. See the tips below. To access and print the flyers for posting at your home or cabin click on each heading. Safe Boating Tips […]

Healing Garden memorial ceremony at Aitkin hospital

Riverwood Foundation will host its annual Healing Garden memorial ceremony on the grounds of Riverwood Healthcare Center in Aitkin on Thurs., June 9, at 4:30 p.m. There will be a short program to commemorate those who have been memorialized or honored in the garden with flowers, bricks for the walkway, or other items during the […]

Riverwood makes nationwide list for clean hospital rooms

Riverwood Healthcare Center ranks among hospitals nationwide for cleanliness of hospital rooms according to data from recent patient surveys. Becker’s Hospital Review announced a list of 43 hospitals for which 89 percent or more of patients reported on their HCAHPS surveys that their room and bathroom were “always” clean. Data were pulled from Hospital Compare […]

Check out our May Healthy Living newsletter

We invite you to read our May Healthy Living newsletter, which features news of innovative reflux and heartburn care with local patient stories on how they’ve benefited from treatment with experienced reflux specialists.  See how to sign up for our next seminar on Reflux & Heartburn Solutions on June 23, 12-1 PM, at Riverwood Healthcare Center, Aitkin. […]

Wilson family scholarship fund open for applications

In memory of the late Roger Wilson, the Wilson family of Aitkin has created the Roger D. Wilson Scholarship to help individuals better themselves.  The fund is administered by Riverwood Foundation at Riverwood Healthcare Center. These scholarship funds are intended to ease the burden of tuition costs so that aspiring students or healthcare professionals can […]

Get clinic appointment reminders via TEXT

Riverwood Healthcare Center now offers a convenient way to get reminders for your clinic appointments on your cell phone. Sign up for text messages in a simple two-step process. First, call Riverwood’s clinic appointments line at (218) 927-2157, or toll-free at (888) 270-1882, to get your cell phone entered in your electronic patient record. Then […]

Innovation award honors Riverwood for wellness coaching

  Recently, the George Family Foundation honored Riverwood Healthcare Center with the Healthy Communities Partnership (HCP) award for Achievement in Program Innovation. This award, accepted by Dan Schletty, Riverwood health and wellness coach, honors two organizations that implemented compelling new wellness and prevention services for the communities they serve. Gayle Ober, president of the George […]

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 […]

Riverwood advisory council begins meeting

Riverwood Healthcare Center has formed a Patient Family Advisory Council (PFAC), which held its first meeting on April 19. The nine PFAC members include Ardy Akerson, Judy Blomberg, Deb Clark, Diane Everson, Bill and Carla Hakes, Dawn Kellen, Arnold Reinhard and Bea Roscoe. “We are thrilled with this team of patient and family advisors,” says […]