Free seminar on knee, hip pain

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

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 […]

Riverwood Gala takes a new twist

Riverwood Healthcare is hosting its annual Gala on Sat., Sept. 14, at a new venue and time.This festive event with a “Derby” theme has changed from evening to afternoon with a start time of 3:00 p.m. at the Aitkin county Fairgrounds.  SEE INVITATION AND RSVP. Enjoy a fabulous meal from Block North Brew Pub, plus […]

Grief group to meet in Aitkin

For those grieving the death of a loved one, information and help is available at a grief support group to be held in Aitkin this fall. The 6-week grief group series will meet Thursdays from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m., Sept. 12, 19 and 26 and Oct. 3, 10 and 17 at Riverwood Healthcare Center, conference […]

Reflux, heartburn solutions seminar

Suffering from chronic heartburn or reflux disease? Advanced technology and treatment is available right here in Aitkin. Learn more at a “Solutions for Reflux and Heartburn” program on Thurs., Sept. 19, 5:30 to 7:00 p.m., Fireside Inn in McGregor. Dr. Tim LeMieur, reflux specialist with the Minnesota Reflux and Heartburn Center (MRHC), will provide an […]

Living Well with Chronic Conditions class series

Did you know eight out of 10 adults have a chronic health condition such as hypertension (high blood pressure), arthritis, lung disease, diabetes, depression or anxiety? Managing a chronic condition can improve health and quality of life. Riverwood Healthcare Center is offering a class called “Living Well with Chronic Conditions” in Aitkin. The class will […]

Riverwood introduces new services for mothers-to-be

This summer Riverwood Healthcare Center has introduced two new services to enhance a woman’s obstetric are experience. A registered nurse now fills the role of obstetrics coordinator, and a new online education tool called Babyscripts is available to mothers-to-be. As Obstetrics Coordinator, Brooke Mickelson, RN, is the go-to nurse for Riverwood obstetrics patients. She sees […]

Riverwood clinics close for July 4th holiday

Riverwood Healthcare Center’s clinics in Aitkin, Garrison and McGregor will be closed for the holiday on Thurs., July 4. The Urgent Care clinic in Aitkin will also be closed on July 4, and will be open Fri., July 5. Urgent Care hours are typically in 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except for […]

Riverwood Diabetes Education program merits national recognition

The Riverwood Healthcare Center diabetes self-management education program has been awarded continued Recognition status from the American Diabetes Association. The ADA Education Recognition assures that approved education services have met the National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education Services.   Riverwood’s program was originally recognized in 2005. Programs that achieve Recognition status have a staff of knowledgeable […]

Riverwood Healing Garden memorial ceremony

Riverwood Foundation will host its annual Healing Garden memorial ceremony on the grounds of Riverwood Healthcare Center in Aitkin on Thurs., June 13, at 5:00 p.m. There will be a short program to commemorate those who have been memorialized or honored at Riverwood Healthcare Center during the past two years. Each name will be read […]