TIF Talk on GERD treatment features Dr. Loveitt

If you are suffering from chronic heartburn or acid reflux or have been diagnosed with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and struggling to control your symptoms with dietary and lifestyle changes and medicine, help is available close to home. Attend a virtual live stream presentation by Dr. Andrew Loveitt on Tues., May 31, at 5:30 p.m. […]

Riverwood to host mental health forum

With pandemic pressures, life changes and busy work schedules today, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed or unable to cope with mental or emotional pressure. Riverwood Healthcare Center is hosting a virtual forum via Zoom called “Mental Health Matters: Taking Time for Self-Care” on Thurs., May 26, from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. This program will include […]

Learn how to spot a STROKE

Did you know that most strokes are preventable? A large percentage of the ones that happen are treatable with the right care, right away. It’s a matter of knowing what to do, taking action and spreading the word so that others may learn. The acronym B.E.F.A.S.T. can help you recognize stroke symptoms: B – Balance: Watch for […]

Be “skin aware” to reduce cancer risks

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, when interest in skin cancer prevention, detection and treatment is high. Here’s a quick overview of the major types of skin cancer with links to photos of what they look like. “Screening for skin cancer is very important,” said Dr. Don Hughes, family physician at Riverwood Healthcare Center. “The […]

Tips to stay hydrated through summer season

Riverwood Dietitians Megan Perpich and Melissa Simons have shared these tips on how to stay hydrated. With the return of summer and warmer temperatures, many of us will spend more time in outdoor activities. However, long periods of time in the heat can cause dehydration and heat exhaustion. Common signs of dehydration include fatigue, low […]

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Wilson family scholarship fund open for applications

In memory of the late Roger and Sandy Wilson, the Wilson family of Aitkin has created the Roger and Sandy 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 health […]

Mental Health Awareness: We are in this Together

May is Mental Health Awareness month and this year’s theme is “Together for Mental Health.”  The message of being together is an important message to convey regarding mental health. The impact of one person struggling with their mental health goes well beyond personal struggles.  Yet despite the impact mental health has on the individual and […]

Riverwood offers a way to honor mothers

At Riverwood Healthcare Birthing Center, our team of caregivers ensures every new baby and mother has the best experience possible, providing the tender, compassionate care they need. Technology plays a key role in the model of care, and today, we have the opportunity to expand our Riverwood Birthing Center resources with a new Panda Care […]