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Redwood Area Hospital Hospice presents 8th annual Spring Luncheon

Hospice Spring Luncheon

Redwood Area Hospital Hospice will host their eighth annual Hospice Spring Luncheon on Saturday, March 21, 2015, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Redwood Falls. At the lunch event, table hosts set and decorate a table according to a theme of their choice. Themes can be inspired by dishes, […]

Hospital Seeking Hospice Volunteers

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The smallest amount of your time can make a big difference in the life of a Hospice patient and their family. Hospice volunteers come from all walks of life — retirees, homemakers, farmers, veterans, business owners, and many others. The one thing they have in common is a desire to help others during end of […]

Free Grief Support Group Begins Feb 2

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The Redwood Area Hospital will be holding an Adult Grief Support Group on Mondays, February 2 – March 9 from 4:30 – 6:30 in the hospital’s west conference room. The adult grief support group can offer support, friendship, information and an opportunity to talk or listen with others who are grieving. The group explores topics […]

Are you a candidate for joint replacement?

Knee Replacement at Redwood Area Hospital

Joint replacement is one of the most common orthopedic surgeries performed today, with the hip and knee being the most frequently replaced joints. In fact, knee replacements have doubled in the past decade, and not just among the elderly. People ages 45 to 64 were 2.5 times more likely to be hospitalized for knee replacement […]

Rise in influenza prompts Redwood Area Hospital to restrict visitors

Redwood Area Hospital is temporarily restricting patient visitors due to a rise in influenza infections throughout the area, effective December 19, 2014. The visitor restrictions are part of a multi-step approach to protect patients and prevent the spread of influenza at Redwood Area Hospital, as well as the community. Temporary initiatives include: Visitors are limited to […]

Help decorate the Tree of Lights

Tree of Lights

Every holiday season, the Redwood Area Hospital Hospice Tree of Lights provides a visual reminder of the loved ones we hold dear. Hospice is, again, providing additional opportunity to remember friends and family that have passed away by placing red memorial bows on the tree. “Last year more than 500 individuals were remembered during the […]

Free Diabetes Screenings

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Redwood Area Hospital Diabetes and Nutrition Center is joining in the fight to stop diabetes in November as a part of American Diabetes Month®. Recent estimates project that as many as one in three American adults will have diabetes in 2050, and an additional 79 million Americans are at high risk for developing type 2 […]

Hospital offering Adult Grief Support Group

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The Redwood Area Hospital will be holding an Adult Grief Support Group on Mondays, October 6 – November 10 from 4:30 – 6:30 in the hospital’s Caring Connections room. The adult grief support group can offer support, friendship, information and an opportunity to talk or listen with others who are grieving. The group explores topics […]

Redwood Area Hospital to Offer Total Joint Replacement Surgery

Knee Replacement at Redwood Area Hospital

Redwood area residents will no longer need to travel several hours away from home to have their knees and hips replaced. Through an expanded partnership with the Orthopaedic & Facture Clinic based in Mankato, total joint replacement surgery will now be offered at Redwood Area Hospital. “This surgical expansion allows our orthopaedic partners to bring […]

Sue Lussenden recognized for Nursing Excellence

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Redwood Area Hospital registered nurse, Sue Lussenden, has been recognized with the hospital’s annual Nursing Excellence Award.  She was selected by the hospital’s nursing management committee in recognition of her outstanding performance in clinical excellence, leadership, patient advocacy and interdisciplinary collaboration. “Sue is a strong patient advocate with a positive attitude that radiates to those […]