Learn about colon cancer prevention in a fun venue

Riverwood Healthcare Center is hosting “Cheers to Healthy Rears” on Tues., Oct 2, at the Beanery in Aitkin. Learn about colon cancer prevention and screening with a unique blend of education and entertainment. The 5:00 program is FULL, still space in 6:30 one.  RSVP required. Two Riverwood providers, Dr. Joselito Burgos and Nurse Practitioner Jen […]

Aitkin nurse is Wilson scholarship winner

Riverwood Foundation announced that Rebekah Templin is the recipient of the 2018 Roger Wilson Scholarship. She is attending Northwest Technical College and working toward a Registered Nurse associate degree. Templin currently works as a nursing assistant at Aitkin Health Services, and her long-term career goal is to become a nurse practitioner. The Wilson family of Aitkin established the Roger Wilson Nursing Scholarship […]

Gala focus is health care for children

Join your friends and neighbors for an evening of fine dining and fun while contributing to a health care cause. Riverwood Healthcare is hosting its annual Gala on Sat., Oct. 13, at the 40 Club Banquet Center in Aitkin.  SEE INVITATION This festive event, which begins at 5:30 p.m., will feature an exquisite plated meal […]

Foundation announces Zilverberg scholarship awards

Registered Nurse Adam Burke and Licensed Practical Nurses Brooke Mickelson and Allison Paquette, Riverwood Healthcare Center employees, are this year’s recipients of Riverwood Foundation’s Michael Zilverberg Healthcare Education Scholarship. Each has received an award of $3,000 to support his or her pursuit of advanced nursing education. Burke, Mickelson and Paquette were selected by Riverwood Foundation’s […]

Wilson family scholarship fund open for applications

In memory of the late Roger Wilson, the Wilson family of Aitkin has created the Roger D. Wilson Scholarship to help individuals better themselves.  The fund is administered by Riverwood Foundation at Riverwood Healthcare Center.  See scholarship application. These scholarship funds are intended to ease the burden of tuition costs so that aspiring students or […]

Golf event to support McGregor clinic

Riverwood Healthcare Center and Foundation are hosting the annual Golf Charity Event on Fri., July 13, at Minnesota National Golf Course in McGregor. Proceeds from this year’s event will support Riverwood’s McGregor clinic, which has served the community since 1977. The clinic offers primary care services, including lab, x-ray and physical therapy, from a team […]

Zilverberg Fund supports health care education

In 2017, Riverwood Healthcare Center’s Foundation distributed grants totaling $9,500 from the Michael Zilverberg Heath Education Endowment Fund. Scholarships for $2,500 each were awarded to three Riverwood employees, including Angie Phillips, registered nurse; Kelsie Engholm, licensed practical nurse; and Tia Ronnenberg, surgical technologist. Another award of $2,000 was given to Riverwood’s hospital nursing services for […]

Gala offers fine dining, entertainment for health care cause

During the fall harvest season, what could be better than a delicious, locally grown meal served up in an attractive venue. Riverwood Healthcare is offering just that at its annual Gala on Sat., Sept. 30, at the 40 Club Banquet Center in Aitkin. SEE INVITATION This festive event, which begins at 5:30 p.m., will feature […]

Construction to begin for Aitkin clinic expansion

Beginning the week of July 17-21, construction work will begin on a major expansion and renovation of Riverwood Healthcare Center’s clinic facilities in Aitkin. Riverwood will host a groundbreaking program on Mon., July 17, at 3 p.m. This event will be held on the northeast side of the parking lot near the Healing Garden. The […]

Golf for a cause, support hospice care

Riverwood Healthcare Center and Riverwood Foundation are hosting Holes fore Hospice, a charity event golf tournament and lunch, on Fri., July 14, at Cuyuna Rolling Hills Golf Course in Deerwood. Holes fore Hospice is an annual fundraising event that supports hospice care and palliative programming for patients and families who are facing terminal illness. Providing […]