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Riverwood welcomes RPAP medical student

10.21.2019    No Comments

Riverwood Healthcare Center is pleased to welcome Allicen Waxlax, 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 […]

Prepare for medical decisions, choices now

10.17.2019    No Comments

Advance Care Planning is a process that helps a person think about, talk about, and write down his or her choices for future health care decisions. It is important for all adults to have a health care directive—a written plan for loved ones and health care providers to follow—so that their wishes are known if […]

Free seminar on hernia repair

10.16.2019    No Comments

Are you living with a hernia? Hernia symptoms include outward bulging of the skin, groin discomfort or tenderness, abdominal wall discomfort or swelling, pain in the abdomen, pelvis, or groin. To learn more, attend a free dinner seminar Wed., Nov. 6, 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. at Riverwood Healthcare Center, room C & D, in Aitkin. […]

Riverwood Fall 2019 flu clinics open

09.30.2019    No Comments

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 […]

Free seminar on knee, hip pain

09.18.2019    No Comments

With a frequently used joint like a knee or a hip, chronic pain can interfere with activities of daily living and enjoyment of life. Learn about proven nonsurgical and surgical solutions for hip or knee pain from osteoarthritis or injuries from sports or other strenuous activities. Riverwood Healthcare Center will host a free dinner seminar […]

Aitkin hospital to host Red Cross Blood Drive

09.04.2019    No Comments

Riverwood Healthcare Center will host a community blood drive with the American Red Cross on Thurs., Oct. 3, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Fri., Oct. 4, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The blood donation location is room C&D in the hospital in Aitkin. For more information or to make an appointment to donate, sign […]