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Program explores end-of-life care, advance care planning

Seventy percent of Americans say they would prefer to die at home, but nearly 70 percent die in hospitals and institutions. Ninety percent of Americans know they should have conversations about end-of-life care, yet only 30 percent have done so. To address this issue, Cuyuna Regional Medical Center and Riverwood Healthcare Center are partnering to […]

Help raise funds for local hospice care

Event to feature golf tournament, dinner and program Riverwood Healthcare Center and Riverwood Foundation are hosting Holes fore Hospice, a charity event golf tournament and dinner, on Sun., July 13, at Cuyuna Rolling Hills Golf Club in Deerwood. See registration form. Holes fore Hospice is an annual fundraising event that supports hospice care and palliative […]

Foundation grant supports caregiver program

In January, Riverwood Foundation awarded a $10,000 grant to Aitkin County CARE to be used for a caregiver program for hospice or end-of-life patients needing respite care. CARE will use these funds to expand caregiving services to serve more residents in Aitkin and Crow Wing counties. Pictured (from left) are Jodie Johnson, Riverwood Foundation director; […]