Riverwood welcomes new RPAP student

Riverwood Healthcare Center is pleased to welcome Dan McGuire, a third-year medical student at the University of Minnesota Medical School, who is participating in the Rural Physician Associate Program (RPAP). Through the RPAP program, a third-year medical student lives in a rural community for nine months and participates in rotations of hospital and clinic care […]

New Joint Replacement class in Aitkin

For anyone considering joint replacement surgery or treatment options, there’s a new class starting at Riverwood Healthcare Center in Aitkin. The class will cover common signs, symptoms and causes for hip and knee arthritis and the range of treatment options, including what to expect before, during and after surgery. The first class will be held […]

Drug Take Back event at Riverwood

Too often, unused prescription painkillers and other drugs find their way into the wrong hands. That’s dangerous and often tragic. For anyone who has unused prescription drugs, there’s an opportunity for safe and anonymous disposal. In coordination with the Drug Enforcement Association (DEA) National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, the Aitkin Police Department will be […]

Riverwood 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 […]

Therapy services move to front of facility

As part of its clinic expansion project in Aitkin, Riverwood Healthcare Center will open a new addition for therapy services on Mon., Oct. 22. The current rehabilitation department will close on Fri., Oct. 19, for the move to the front of Riverwood’s Aitkin facility with a new entrance to the right of the main hospital […]