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Let’s end child abuse in our generation

04.23.2019    No Comments

Dr. Jessica Hodson, who practices in the Emergency Department at Riverwood Healthcare Center, shares information and her opinions on what we can do to prevent child abuse. Child abuse crosses all demographics and includes physical, emotional and sexual abuse in addition to neglect. This is a horrible problem worldwide but appalling that it is still […]

Learn about hernias, free screening

04.22.2019    No Comments

Is a bulge in the abdominal area a hernia? Hernias are relatively common and more often afflict men, but both men and women may develop this ailment. How do you know if you have a hernia and what your treatment options are? Find out at Riverwood Healthcare Center’s free Hernia Screening event on Sat., May […]

Women’s Cancer support group meets in Aitkin

04.11.2019    No Comments

Riverwood Healthcare Center is hosting a cancer support group that meets monthly on the fourth Wednesdays, 2:30 to 4:00 p.m., from April through November. The group will meet in the hospital’s Support Services wing in room E. The group is open to women with any type of cancer. Women who have been newly diagnosed with […]

Volunteer gives back out of gratitude for care

04.05.2019    No Comments

National Volunteer Week, April 7-13, is a time to honor and acknowledge all that volunteers do to keep our communities healthy and strong. At Riverwood Healthcare Center, more than 100 volunteers give their time to a wide range of activities at the hospital and clinic. Renee Irwin, a Riverwood Auxiliary member who started volunteering at […]

Reflux, heartburn solutions seminar

03.29.2019    No Comments

Suffering from chronic heartburn or reflux disease?  Attend a free dinner seminar to learn about advanced testing and treatment from an innovative center offering comprehensive care from a team of nationally recognized reflux specialists. The “Solutions for Reflux and Heartburn” program will be held on Thurs., May 2, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m., at Black Bear […]

Plan ahead for health care decisions

03.29.2019    No Comments

Riverwood Healthcare Center, along with other national, state and community organizations, is leading a massive effort to highlight the importance of advance health care decision-making—an effort that has culminated in the formal designation of April 16 as National Health Care Decisions Day (NHDD).   As a participating organization, Riverwood is providing information and tools for […]