Golf event to support kids with cancer

Riverwood Healthcare Center and Foundation invite the public to the annual Golf Charity Event presented by Kraus-Anderson Construction Company. Gather with family or friends for the 18-hole tournament on Friday, July 22, at the beautiful Minnesota National Golf Course in McGregor. Proceeds from this year’s event will support the Zach Johnson Kids with Cancer Fund […]

Men’s Health reminder: Seek preventive care

June is Men’s Health Month, a time for men to look at how to maintain their own good health. This includes screening for cancers, some of which men might not even know about and others that are uncomfortable for men to even think about.      Testicular cancer is a young man’s disease, striking as […]

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Healthy tips for dining out

Riverwood Dietitians Megan Perpich and Melissa Simons share these tips for making healthier choices while dining out. Over the years, dining out has become the norm and less of a special occasion. Dining out tends to be less healthy than home-cooked meals. Here are some tips for a healthier dining experience: 1. Have a plan. […]

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TIF Talk on GERD treatment features Dr. Loveitt

If you are suffering from chronic heartburn or acid reflux or have been diagnosed with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and struggling to control your symptoms with dietary and lifestyle changes and medicine, help is available close to home. Attend a virtual live stream presentation by Dr. Andrew Loveitt on Tues., May 31, at 5:30 p.m. […]

Learn how to spot a STROKE

Did you know that most strokes are preventable? A large percentage of the ones that happen are treatable with the right care, right away. It’s a matter of knowing what to do, taking action and spreading the word so that others may learn. The acronym B.E.F.A.S.T. can help you recognize stroke symptoms: B – Balance: Watch for […]

Tips to stay hydrated through summer season

Riverwood Dietitians Megan Perpich and Melissa Simons have shared these tips on how to stay hydrated. With the return of summer and warmer temperatures, many of us will spend more time in outdoor activities. However, long periods of time in the heat can cause dehydration and heat exhaustion. Common signs of dehydration include fatigue, low […]

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Riverwood offers a way to honor mothers

At Riverwood Healthcare Birthing Center, our team of caregivers ensures every new baby and mother has the best experience possible, providing the tender, compassionate care they need. Technology plays a key role in the model of care, and today, we have the opportunity to expand our Riverwood Birthing Center resources with a new Panda Care […]

Hernia Repair and Rapid Recovery Webinar

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 about hernias and how they can be repaired, attend a virtual webinar, “Hernia Repair and Rapid Recovery”, on Thurs., Feb. 3, 12 […]

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Equipment upgrade supports breathing for trauma, surgery patients

Helping patients breathe in an emergency situation is vital for our Emergency Department staff. An upgraded GlideScope tool is proving invaluable in supporting patient care in both Riverwood’s Emergency and Surgery departments. The GlideScope is a tool used in the OR and ER for placement of breathing tubes for patients that need one, either in […]

The Riverwood patient experience sparks gratitude

At Riverwood Healthcare Center, we continue to be grateful for our patients and staff. Here we share our reasons why. The heart of Riverwood lies within our patients and staff. During this pandemic staff and patients have shown resilience, remarkable collaboration, innovation and a sense of community as we all come together to provide compassion […]