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Plan ahead for medical decisions, choices

Riverwood Healthcare Center, along with other national, state and community organizations, is leading a community 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 Health Care Decisions Day. The City of Aitkin will issue a proclamation to recognize April 16 as […]

Prepare for medical decisions, choices now

Imagine a sudden event such as a car accident or illness that left you or a family member unable to communicate. Have you identified someone you trust that can make sure your voice is heard and make health care decisions for you in the event that you are unable to do so? Do you have […]

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 […]