A gift of caring for cancer patients

The Rebekah Lodge of Aitkin (auxiliary of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows) donated seven lap quilts to Riverwood Healthcare for use by cancer patients receiving chemotherapy. Elaine Wischmann, Rebekah member, explained the goal of this statewide service project is “to let local cancer patients know our community cares for them.” Each quilt is stitched […]

Second phase of clinic/hospital lobby renovations to begin

The first phase of renovations for the main lobby of Riverwood Healthcare Center in Aitkin, which have been under way since October, will reach completion in mid-February.  On Feb. 19, five new check-in stations for both clinic appointments and hospital admissions will open to the left of the front desk reception area. With partial walls […]

Hospital main lobby renovation to start

Beginning the week of Sept. 24-27, construction work will begin to renovate the main lobby area for Riverwood Healthcare Center in Aitkin as part of the hospital expansion project that has been under way since May 2011. The area around the current front desk reception counter, admitting and clinic check-in stations will be enclosed with […]

Riverwood Foundation director retires

John Slettom, executive director of Riverwood Foundation, in affiliation with Riverwood Healthcare Center, announced his retirement this week.  “I’ve been blessed to end my 40-year career in the nonprofit world at Riverwood, working with great colleagues and volunteers who are dedicated to a great mission of advancing health care services locally,” Slettom says. “For the […]

Horseshoe Lake Association gives to Better Together campaign

Members of the Horseshoe Lake Association present a $250 donation to Riverwood Foundation Manager Katie Nelson for the Better Together Capital Campaign supporting the expansion and renovations at Riverwood Healthcare Center. Pictured left to right are Bill Ethen, Carol Pawlak, Katie Nelson, Paul Held.

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