Plant sale at Riverwood

05.10.2021    No Comments

Riverwood Auxiliary will host its annual plant sale on Fri., May 21, 7:00 a.m. until plants are gone, at Riverwood Healthcare Center in Aitkin.  The plant sale will take place in the hospital parking lot near the Support Services entrance. If you have perennial plants in need of thinning and dividing this spring, consider donating them […]

Speech, language disorders are treatable

05.10.2021    No Comments

Talking Tots on Facebook live Riverwood will host a Facebook live seminar on May 19 at 6:00 p.m. called “Talking Tots: Your Child’s Speech and Language Development” with Amanda Bostrom, speech-language pathologist. Her presentation will cover speech and language development for infants and toddlers and strategies to promote communication. Go to Riverwood’s Facebook page for […]

Emily’s Gift fund supports cancer patients

04.29.2021    No Comments

A cancer diagnosis can often lead to financial hardship. That’s why Riverwood Foundation of Riverwood Healthcare Center is introducing a new fund to offer cancer patients some one-time assistance with living expenses. The Emily’s Gift Cancer Fund began with a student in Aitkin whose heart went out to those undergoing cancer treatments.  As a high […]

Aitkin County Community Forum: COVID-19 Vaccines and Vaccination

04.15.2021    No Comments

The University of Minnesota Extension Office and College of Pharmacy have partnered with Aitkin County Public Health, Riverwood Healthcare Center, and GuidePoint Pharmacy—local providers of COVID-19 vaccine—to host a virtual forum on COVID-19 vaccines and vaccination. The event will be held April 22, 3:00-4:00 p.m. Anyone who is interested may register online at: https://z.umn.edu/AitkinForum4_22 If […]

GERD and esophageal cancer awareness

04.08.2021    No Comments

This April, as part of Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month, the Minnesota Reflux & Heartburn Center is increasing awareness about the risk of esophageal cancer posed by persistent reflux or GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease). An estimated one in every five American adults suffers from GERD, which is a chronic condition caused by changes in the gastroesophageal […]

Healthcare Decisions awareness, virtual seminar

04.07.2021    No Comments

Riverwood Healthcare Center, along with other national, state and community organizations, are 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 Healthcare Decisions Day. As a participating organization, Riverwood is providing information and tools for the public to […]

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