Riverwood celebrates staff milestone anniversaries

On Nov. 14, Riverwood Healthcare Center honored 39 employees and retirees who have celebrated milestone anniversaries or retirement in the past year at a special dinner at Ruttger’s. Their collective years of service, ranging from 10 to 40, totals 651! The program focused on celebrating the honored employees individually and included sharing of valued contributions […]

Learn about reflux disease, local treatment

Thanksgiving is GERD Awareness Week and the Minnesota Reflux & Heartburn Center is reminding people to learn the facts about Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) and become familiar with its symptoms and risk factors. GERD means that acid is splashing up into the esophagus from the stomach, burning the lining of the esophagus. That can cause […]

Fall 2019 flu shots at Riverwood clinics

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 […]