Free seminar on knee, hip pain

With a frequently used joint like a knee or a hip, chronic pain can interfere with activities of daily living and enjoyment of life. Learn about proven nonsurgical and surgical solutions for hip or knee pain from osteoarthritis or injuries from sports or other strenuous activities. Riverwood Healthcare Center will host a free dinner seminar […]

Aitkin hospital to host Red Cross Blood Drive

Riverwood Healthcare Center will host a community blood drive with the American Red Cross on Thurs., Oct. 3, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Fri., Oct. 4, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The blood donation location is room C&D in the hospital in Aitkin. For more information or to make an appointment to donate, sign […]

Grief group to meet in Aitkin

For those grieving the death of a loved one, information and help is available at a grief support group to be held in Aitkin this fall. The 6-week grief group series will meet Thursdays from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m., Sept. 12, 19 and 26 and Oct. 3, 10 and 17 at Riverwood Healthcare Center, conference […]

Riverwood to host community celebration

Riverwood Healthcare Center is hosting a Grand Opening celebration on Tues., Aug. 20, from 4:30 to 7:00 p.m. to celebrate the completion of a 2-year project to renovate and expand its clinic and outpatient care facilities in Aitkin. The project, which broke ground in July 2017 and proceeded in four phases, included relocation and expansion […]

Riverwood introduces new services for mothers-to-be

This summer Riverwood Healthcare Center has introduced two new services to enhance a woman’s obstetric are experience. A registered nurse now fills the role of obstetrics coordinator, and a new online education tool called Babyscripts is available to mothers-to-be. As Obstetrics Coordinator, Brooke Mickelson, RN, is the go-to nurse for Riverwood obstetrics patients. She sees […]

Riverwood clinics close for July 4th holiday

Riverwood Healthcare Center’s clinics in Aitkin, Garrison and McGregor will be closed for the holiday on Thurs., July 4. The Urgent Care clinic in Aitkin will also be closed on July 4, and will be open Fri., July 5. Urgent Care hours are typically in 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except for […]

Riverwood Diabetes Education program merits national recognition

The Riverwood Healthcare Center diabetes self-management education program has been awarded continued Recognition status from the American Diabetes Association. The ADA Education Recognition assures that approved education services have met the National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education Services.   Riverwood’s program was originally recognized in 2005. Programs that achieve Recognition status have a staff of knowledgeable […]

Riverwood Healing Garden memorial ceremony

Riverwood Foundation will host its annual Healing Garden memorial ceremony on the grounds of Riverwood Healthcare Center in Aitkin on Thurs., June 13, at 5:00 p.m. There will be a short program to commemorate those who have been memorialized or honored at Riverwood Healthcare Center during the past two years. Each name will be read […]

Aitkin hospital shares emergency care news

Riverwood Healthcare Center is pleased to welcome Registered Nurse Tina Hughley as Emergency Department Manager. In addition to emergency services, she oversees nurses for the hospital’s infusion center and radiology department. Since 2010, Hughley has worked as a nurse at Riverwood, working in many areas of hospital nursing with emergency care being her primary area […]

Golf event to support kidney and dialysis care

Riverwood Healthcare Center and Foundation are hosting the annual Golf Charity Event on Fri., July 12, at Cuyuna Rolling Hills in Deerwood.  Access the golf event invitation flyer. Proceeds from this year’s event will support Riverwood’s new Kidney Care & Dialysis Center, which is now under construction, at its hospital in Aitkin. CentraCare Health will […]