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Hospital offering Adult Grief Support Group

Hospice Memorial Service

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 […]

Redwood Area Hospital Foundation’s 8th Annual Dinner Theatre

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The Redwood Area Hospital Foundation is hosting their 8th annual Dinner Theatre event for the opening night of Redwood Area Theater’s production of the hit musical, “The Music Man.” The fundraiser, held on July 17th at the Redwood Area Community Center, will begin with a social hour at 5 p.m., followed by a gourmet meal […]

Celebrate life with community cancer survivors

A cancer diagnosis is life-altering but not always life-ending. Thanks to advances in prevention, early detection, treatment and follow-up care, more people than ever are surviving cancer. In America alone, there are nearly 14 million survivors – now that is something to celebrate! Redwood Area Hospital invites all community cancer survivors to join in celebrating […]

Recover closer to home

Swing Bed at Redwood Area Hospital

When is Swing Bed the right care for you?  If you are recovering from an acute hospital stay or major surgery, but still need some form of daily skilled nursing or skilled rehabilitation service, you may be eligible for “Skilled Swing Bed” care under Medicare or “Transitional Care” under private insurance. “The great benefit of […]

Cancer Treatment without Travel

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When faced with a cancer diagnosis you might assume that your medical care will need to take place far from home in larger medical facilities.  But once a plan is in place, treatments can, in many cases, happen locally at Redwood Area Hospital’s Cancer Care Center. “Chemotherapy is the same, whether it’s administered here or […]

Loved ones remembered at hospice memorial service

The Redwood Area Hospital Hospice invites the community to join their annual memorial service on Monday, May 5, 2014. The service celebrates the lives of those who were cared for by hospice, but also all loved ones from our area who have died. “Each year the service brings community members together to support each other […]

Bridging the Gap Between Crisis and Home

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Recovering after hospitalization and/or surgery can be a challenging transition for patients and their families. Injuries, chronic illness and aging can also make it difficult to live at home safely. “Arriving home with new treatments, such as an I.V., new medications, therapy services, as well as physical and mental limitations, can make home feel not […]

Bike Rodeo Prepares Children for Safe Biking this Spring

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A Bike Rodeo will be held for kids of all ages on Tuesday, March 25th from 5 – 7 p.m. in the Redwood Area Community Center civic arena. This free event includes bike and helmet safety information, bike tune-ups, and obstacle courses. The boy scouts will also have a food stand at the event. “Each […]