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Wilson family scholarship fund open for applications

In memory of the late Roger and Sandy Wilson, the Wilson family of Aitkin has created the Roger and Sandy Wilson Scholarship to help individuals better themselves. The fund is administered by Riverwood Foundation at Riverwood Healthcare Center. These scholarship funds are intended to ease the burden of tuition costs so that aspiring students or health […]

Riverwood offers a way to honor mothers

At Riverwood Healthcare Birthing Center, our team of caregivers ensures every new baby and mother has the best experience possible, providing the tender, compassionate care they need. Technology plays a key role in the model of care, and today, we have the opportunity to expand our Riverwood Birthing Center resources with a new Panda Care […]

McGregor family thankful for OB care at Riverwood

The Nistler family is featured in Riverwood Foundation’s annual year-end appeal letter that is inviting donations to support our Birthing Center.  Make your gift at riverwoodhealthcare.org via the GIVE NOW link. Shirley and her husband Terry Nistler didn’t realize she would be starting a family tradition when she chose where to give birth to her […]

Wilson family scholarship open of applications

In memory of the late Roger and Sandy Wilson, the Wilson family of Aitkin has created the Roger and Sandy Wilson Scholarship to help individuals better themselves. The fund is administered by Riverwood Foundation at Riverwood Healthcare Center. These scholarship funds are intended to ease the burden of tuition costs so that aspiring students or […]

Golf event to support Riverwood Infusion Center

Riverwood Healthcare Center and Foundation is excited to announce that the 2021 Golf Charity Event presented by Kraus-Anderson Construction Company will look like the event local people know and love. Gather with family or friends for the 18-hole tournament July 16 at the picturesque Minnesota National Golf Course in McGregor. Proceeds from this year’s event […]

Emily’s Gift fund supports cancer patients

A cancer diagnosis can often lead to financial hardship. That’s why Riverwood Foundation of Riverwood Healthcare Center is introducing a new fund to offer cancer patients some one-time assistance with living expenses. The Emily’s Gift Cancer Fund began with a student in Aitkin whose heart went out to those undergoing cancer treatments.  As a high […]

Hospital foundation’s Save the Heartbeat campaign exceeds goal

Thanks to an outpouring of community support, Riverwood Healthcare Center Foundation’s Save the Heartbeat fundraising campaign, launched in February, was a tremendous success. The campaign recently raised more than $18,000 to fund a second LUCAS chest compression system for the hospital’s Intensive Care Unit.  The first system was purchased for Riverwood’s Emergency Department thanks to […]

Annual July golf event has new twist

Riverwood Healthcare Center and Foundation is pleased to announce its annual Golf Charity Event, occurring anytime between July 1-31 (excluding July 4-5) at the Minnesota National Golf Course in McGregor, Minnesota. SEE FLYER INVITATION for more details. Proceeds from this year’s event will support funding for GeneXpert equipment that will be implemented in Riverwood’s labs […]

Giving opportunity supports newborn care

With the birth of each newborn, there is one piece of equipment that is absolutely vital. An infant warmer is used to stabilize newborns with suction of fluids and the administration of oxygen as needed while providing heat. A baby can be weighed and examined thoroughly by a health care provider while positioned on the […]

Foundation announces Zilverberg scholarship awards

Riverwood Foundation’s Michael Zilverberg Healthcare Education Endowment awarded $9,000 to support advanced nursing education for five Riverwood Healthcare Center employees. The 2019 recipients include Beth Ambuehl, nurse educator; Nicole Bock, health unit coordinator; Joanna Brenny, registered nurse supervisor; Taylor Ehnstrom, nursing assistant; and Jodi Harwig, registered nurse. The Michael Zilverberg Healthcare Education Endowment was started […]