Riverwood clinics to close for holidays

12.11.2019    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 Wed., Dec. 25, and Wed., Jan. 1. The clinics will also close early at noon on Tues., Dec. 24, and Tues., Dec. 31 for the Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve holidays. The Urgent […]

Riverwood welcomes new board member

12.04.2019    No Comments

Riverwood Healthcare Center is pleased to announce the appointment of Lowell Larson to the Governing Board of Directors. “On behalf of our governing board, I’m pleased to welcome Lowell, an Aitkin area resident whose familiarity with the communities we serve is a great asset,” says Riverwood CEO Todd Sandberg. “He brings a combination of business […]

Giving opportunity supports newborn care

12.03.2019    No Comments

With the birth of each newborn, there is one piece of equipment that is absolutely vital. An infant warmer is used to stabilize newborns with suction of fluids and the administration of oxygen as needed while providing heat. A baby can be weighed and examined thoroughly by a health care provider while positioned on the […]

Living Well with Chronic Pain class series

12.03.2019    No Comments

Living with chronic pain every day can be a huge challenge. Now there is help to discover strategies for managing pain. Riverwood Healthcare Center is offering a class called “Living Well with Chronic Pain” in Aitkin. The class will meet on six Thursdays, 1:00 to 3:30 p.m., Jan. 9, 16, 23 and Feb. 6, 13, […]

Riverwood celebrates staff milestone anniversaries

11.26.2019    No Comments

On Nov. 14, Riverwood Healthcare Center honored 39 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 40, totals 651! The program focused on celebrating the honored employees individually and included sharing of valued contributions […]

Learn about reflux disease, local treatment

11.19.2019    No Comments

Thanksgiving is GERD Awareness Week and the Minnesota Reflux & Heartburn Center is reminding people to learn the facts about Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) and become familiar with its symptoms and risk factors. GERD means that acid is splashing up into the esophagus from the stomach, burning the lining of the esophagus. That can cause […]


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