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 […]

Diabetes is a family affair

If you don’t live with diabetes yourself, then it’s likely you have a family member or friend who does. Diabetes is a challenging disease that affects the entire family in many ways. “ If you are living with diabetes or have a loved one with the disease, family support is very important when it comes […]

New supervisor, larger team of practitioners at Garrison clinic

RiverwoodHealthcareCenterwelcomes Nicole Kallberg, registered nurse and supervisor for its full-service family medicine clinic in Garrison. She brings 14 years of nursing experience to her new role managing the day-to-day operations of the clinic. Previously, Kallberg worked in labor and delivery unit at various hospitals, in orthopaedics at Central Lakes Clinic in Crosby, and spent 11 […]

New nurse practitioner brings diabetes care expertise

Riverwood Healthcare Center welcomes Melissa Magnuson, adult and geriatric nurse practitioner, to its family practice staff. She brings16 years of nursing experience and eight years of managing Riverwood’s diabetes education program to her new role.   Over the past eight years, Magnuson has not only provided individual and group counseling to diabetes patients but coordinated […]