Prostate Cancer Support Group to meet

01.08.2012    No Comments

Adult and Pediatric Urology (APU) in partnership with Cuyuna Regional Medical Center and Riverwood Healthcare Center will host an Us TOO Prostate Cancer Support Group meeting on January 17 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Conference Center at Heartwood Senior Living Community, 500 Heartwood Drive, Crosby. The Aitkin-Crosby Us TOO Prostate Cancer Support Group is part […]

Prenatal Education classes

12.14.2011    No Comments

A 3-5 week series of prenatal classes will be offered through 2012 by Riverwood Healthcare Center.  The classes, designed for pregnant women in their third trimester and a labor coach, teach breathing and relaxation techniques to use during labor and delivery. The class meets from 7 to 9 p.m. on Tuesdays in meeting room B at the […]

Area civic groups step up to challenge

12.09.2011    No Comments

Riverwood Foundation has much to be thankful for this holiday season. Over the past month, the Aitkin Lions Club, McGregor Lions Clubs and Tamarack Sno-Flyers have all made generous gifts to Riverwood Foundation for the Better Together Capital Campaign totaling $5,000. In addition, these contributions have been matched dollar for dollar by the Otto Bremer […]

Accreditation for digital mammography

12.06.2011    No Comments

Several months ago, digital mammography became available at Riverwood Healthcare Center’s hospital in Aitkin and clinics in Garrison and McGregor. This fall, the American College of Radiology (ACR) gave its gold seal of approval, awarding Riverwood accreditation for all three of its mammography sites. This means that the healthcare facility meets national standards for imaging […]

Specialty care added in McGregor

12.02.2011    No Comments

Bradley McCusker, DPM Riverwood Healthcare Center is pleased to announce that it now offers podiatry and urology care at its McGregor clinic.  Earlier this fall, Riverwood introduced podiatry services to its wide range of specialty care services with the addition of Dr. Bradley McCusker, podiatrist, to its medical staff. In addition to seeing patients in […]

Study shows good news for rural heart attack patients

11.30.2011    No Comments

Heart attack patients who are transferred from rural hospitals do as well as patients who go directly to Abbott Northwestern Hospital for treatment, according to a study published in the November issue of European Heart Journal. The study’s objective was to see how well blood clot-busting drug therapy worked for patients who could not receive […]