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Loved ones remembered at hospice memorial service

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The Redwood Area Hospital Hospice invites the community to join their annual memorial service on Monday, May 4. 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 through […]

Redwood Area Hospital Invests in Community Healthcare Needs

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Annual financial report presented to City Council Redwood Area Hospital’s audited financial statements were presented to the City Council by representatives of CliftonLarsonAllen, LLP, on Tuesday, April 17. The financial reports show 2014 was another strong year with operating income of $2,797,081 million. The report showed the local hospital had a net margin of 13.5 […]

Bike Rodeo Prepares Children for Safe Biking

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A Bike Rodeo will be held for kids of all ages on Tuesday, March 24th from 5:30 – 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. A food stand will also be available at the event. All children must […]

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 […]