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Life Care of North Glendale helps stroke survivor regain independence

Sidney Furney climbs the stairs with the help of Emily Tolkamp, physical therapist.

After having a stroke at the young age of 50, Sidney Furney came to Life Care Center of North Glendale, Arizona, on Feb. 6, 2019, for recovery.

The stroke had impaired Furney’s left side, and when he was evaluated when he first arrived, he could only walk 60 feet with a platform walker with someone steadying him...

Life Care Center of North Glendale helps Long walk again

Jeanne Long practices walking with Derek LeBlanc, physical therapist assistant.

When Jeanne Long arrived at Life Care Center of North Glendale, Arizona, on July 15, 2017, she had been struggling with pneumonitis, a non-infectious inflammation of the lungs.

“I had not walked in five months, and after going to the hospital, I was ready to give up,” said Long....