Maintaining Mental Wellness

Maintaining Mental Wellness

By Dr. Mikol Davis, Psychologist and Carolyn L. Rosenblatt, R.N., Attorney at Law The challenges of maintaining mental wellness and getting older involve increasing effort with the passing years. It is quite common for us to experience a sense of loss, as our physical body diminishes in strength and function. In addition we experience loss […]

Refresh: Healthy Eating + Healthy Living Class


Area residents can renew and refresh their New Year’s resolutions for healthy eating and healthy living with Redwood Area Hospital’s new class, starting in March. The Refresh: Healthy Eating + Healthy Living program will focus on providing useful tools and tips for achieving a healthy eating and living routine, including weight loss. Dorie Oja, Redwood […]

Redwood Area Hospital launches new patient-centered website

Hospital Website

The community can now expect a more engaging user experience when visiting Redwood Area Hospital’s updated website, Redwood Area Hospital is recognized for great patient experience and wanted to create an online experience that reflects that. The new website displays the hospital’s commitment to using up-to-date technology to provide a high quality healthcare experience […]

Communicating With People Who Have Aphasia

Some “Do’s & Donts” from the National Aphasia Association Aphasia is a communication impairment usually acquired as a result of a stroke or other brain injury. It affects both the ability to express oneself through speech, gesture, and writing, and to understand the speech, gesture, and writing of others. Aphasia thus changes the way in […]

Diabetes Signs and Symptoms

Type 1 Diabetes Type 1 diabetes usually occurs in children and young adults. Symptoms include: Frequent urination Increased thirst Increased Hunger Unexplained weight   loss Type 2 Diabetes Type 2 diabetes usually occurs after age 30. Symptoms include: Fatigue Blurred Vision Cuts and sores that don’t heal Dry, itchy skin Infections (or the same infection keeps […]

Redwood Area Hospital Recognized for High Patient Experience Scores

High Patient Experience

Redwood Area Hospital ranks No.2 for patient satisfaction among Minnesota’s critical access hospitals, according to a report from the Minnesota Department of Health. The ranking is based on patient responses to surveys about the quality of their hospital experiences. Only one other critical access hospital in the state received more quality points for the survey […]