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Life Care Center of North Glendale helps patient enjoy hobby again

Emmy Morel with Leslie Hughes, occupational therapist assistant

A few occupational therapy interventions at Life Care Center of North Glendale, Arizona, recently made quite a difference for one of the facility’s long-term residents.

Emmy Morel is 77 years old and suffered a stroke more than six years ago which left her totally hemiplegic on her left side. She came to Life Care on April 26, 2019...

Breast cancer patient regains strength at Life Care of North Glendale

Evelyn McCann practices cooking with Nathan Cruse, occupational therapist

Evelyn McCann, an 80-year-old beekeeper from Laveen, Arizona, recently used Life Care Center of North Glendale, Arizona’s professional rehabilitation services to regain strength after a breast cancer diagnosis and mastectomy.

McCann came to the skilled nursing and rehab center on March 27 with drains and a 5-10 pound upper extremity weight restriction...

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....