Tag: Riverwood Healthcare

Riverwood’s Dr. Dan Lonergan Speaks About Back and Neck Pain

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (7/21/21) (Aitkin, MN) — The beginning of a new medical program is not the easiest career move to make and Dr. Dan Lonergan knew that in joining Riverwood Healthcare while also working with Cuyuna Regional Medical Center. We recently spoke with Dr. Lonergan about his Neck and Back Pain Specialty and…
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July 22, 2021 0

Riverwood Foundation preparing for Charity Golf Event July 16th

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (6/17/21) (McGregor, MN) — Getting back to a sense of normalcy will be accompanied by hitting the links next month with the annual Riverwood Foundation Charity Golf Event from Minnesota National Course, north of McGregor. We recently caught up with Riverwood Foundation Director Katie Nelson who spoke about this year’s charity…
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June 17, 2021 0

Riverwood Healthcare names Cindi Baker interim CEO

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (6/16/21) (Aitkin, MN) — Riverwood Healthcare Center and their Governing Board of Directors recently appointed Cindi Baker as their interim Chief Executive Officer through a temporary period. Todd Sandberg, who led Riverwood as CEO since 2018, left the organization to pursue other opportunities effective June 1st, 2021. Baker, who served as…
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June 16, 2021 0

Dr. Steven Kinzer of Eye Care Centers of Aitkin and McGregor discusses work with Riverwood, infant eye care

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (5/20/21) (Aitkin, MN) — Providing critical eye care in the Aitkin area falls into the hands of the Eye Care Centers of Aitkin and McGregor, as they frequently work hand-in-hand with Riverwood Healthcare for patient treatments from basic examinations to emergency situations.  In our monthly conversation with Riverwood, we spoke to…
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May 20, 2021 0

Riverwood’s Dr. Paul Severson discusses GERD, Esophageal Cancer

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (4/22/21) (Aitkin, MN) — Reflux Specialist Dr. Paul Severson from Riverwood Healthcare Center in Aitkin spoke to us recently with April being Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month and the GERD Services offered at their facilities. Dr. Severson says Esophageal Cancer has grown significantly in recent years. GERD or Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease presents…
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April 22, 2021 0

Riverwood Healthcare now offering COVID-19 vaccines to anyone 16 or older

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (4/2/21) (Aitkin, MN) — In accordance with the latest Minnesota vaccine eligibility guidelines that became effective March 30th, Riverwood Healthcare Center is now offering COVID-19 vaccinations to anyone age 16 or older. Vaccination clinics are being established on a weekly cycle primarily in Aitkin with some being set up in McGregor.…
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April 2, 2021 0

Riverwood Healthcare’s Dr. David Taylor COVID-19 update

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (3/24/21) (Aitkin, MN) — Riverwood Healthcare’s Chief Medical Officer Dr David Taylor returned for another update with COVID-19, vaccinations, and how distribution in the Lakes area has been favoring as Spring returns. Dr Taylor remains optimistic about getting in front of COVID-19, but numerous variants may be making their way to…
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March 24, 2021 0

Riverwood’s Dr. David Taylor updates COVID-19 vaccines, distribution

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (2/24/21) (Aitkin, MN) — Riverwood Healthcare Chief Medical Officer Dr. David Taylor provided another update on the distribution of COVID-19 vaccinations and the brighter side of the Pandemic in the Brainerd Lakes area.  Dr. Taylor mentioned that the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines are doing their jobs at much higher success rates…
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February 24, 2021 0

Riverwood Healthcare loosens visitor restrictions

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (2/16/21) (Brainerd, MN) — Riverwood Healthcare Center announced on Monday with the steady decline of COVID-19 cases in Aitkin County, they will be making updates and loosening visitor restrictions. According to a press release on the Riverwood website, hospitalized patients, including the ICU, one adult visitor may be allowed from 8am-8pm.…
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February 16, 2021 0

Riverwood’s Dr. Klassen fits right in Lakes Area, Center for Orthopaedics

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (2/9/21) (Aitkin, MN) — Fitting right into the community is something that Dr. Jeffrey Klassen has no problem as one of Riverwood Healthcare’s newest physicians.  Dr. Klassen, practicing at the Minnesota Center for Orthopaedics of Riverwood Healthcare Center, has been on quite the journey through life to get him to the…
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February 8, 2021 0