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Riverwood clinics to close for holidays

2018.12.13    No Comments

Riverwood Healthcare Center’s clinics in Aitkin, Garrison and McGregor will be closed for the Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays on Tues., Dec. 25, and Tues., Jan. 1. The clinics will also close early at noon on Mon., Dec. 24, and Mon., Dec. 31 for the Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve holidays. The Urgent […]

Joint Replacement class in Aitkin

2018.12.07    No Comments

For anyone considering joint replacement surgery or treatment options, Riverwood Healthcare Center sponsors a monthly class in Aitkin. The class covers common signs, symptoms and causes for hip and knee arthritis and the range of treatment options, including what to expect before, during and after total joint replacement surgery. It meets on the third Wednesday, […]

Opioid Task Force addresses addiction, abuse issues

2018.12.03    No Comments

Since receiving a grant for addressing the opioid crisis earlier this year, Riverwood Healthcare Center has been partnering with local organizations to raise awareness around what the community can do to address opioid addiction and abuse issues. The Aitkin County Opioid Task Force, formed in June 2018, includes Riverwood, Northland Counseling, local school districts–Aitkin, Hill […]

Riverwood celebrates staff milestone anniversaries

2018.11.16    No Comments

On Nov. 8, Riverwood Healthcare Center honored 52 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 50, totals 945! The program focused on celebrating the honored employees individually and included sharing of valued contributions […]

Advanced solutions offer reflux relief

2018.11.09    No Comments

GERD Awareness Week is November 18-24, 2018. It’s observed during Thanksgiving Week because after a large feast, many individuals suffer digestive discomfort. Heartburn is the most common symptom of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Others may include regurgitation, a chronic cough, hoarseness and chest pain. Each person’s experience can be very different. The cause of GERD […]

Reflux, heartburn solutions seminar in Hill City

2018.11.02    No Comments

Are you or someone you know suffering from heartburn or reflux disease? If so, there’s good news about the treatment options available locally. Learn more at a “Solutions for Reflux and Heartburn” program on Tues., Nov. 13, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Hill City School, Community Room, 500 Ione Ave. Dr. Tim LeMieur, reflux specialist […]