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  • Sally A.

    Sally A.
    Sally Aguiar knows how to handle severe medical situations. For more than twenty years, the Southcoast Hospital’s nurse cared for patients with critical illnesses at Charlton Memorial Hospital in Fall ...
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  • Jose S.

    Jose S.
    At 67, Jose Silva was full of life, a very energetic gentleman who was independent and otherwise healthy. He enjoyed caring for his grapevine and puttering about in his backyard of his home in ...
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  • Sylvia M.

    Sylvia M.

    Vibra Hospital of Central Dakotas

    Sylvia arrived at Vibra Hospital of Central Dakotas with a complicated medical history -- a history that suggest Sylvia was lucky to even be alive. Sylvia and her husband, Ron, live on a few acres of cropland and raise cattle and ewes. In a couple short months, those animals will be giving birth. But after spending several weeks in a short-term acute care hospital, Sylvia was in no condition to return home. She came to Vibra to regain her physical strength and mobility. While the goal was ... Sylvia arrived at Vibra Hospital of Central Dakotas with a complicated medical history -- a history that suggest Sylvia was lucky to even be alive. ... Read More
  • Kevin C.

    Kevin C.

    Vibra Hospital of Northern California

    It's not unusual for patients with serious medical conditions to experience depression. Kevin Cox was no exception. Arriving at Vibra Hospital of Northern California, Kevin required extensive wound care and was mobility dependent. But Kevin also arrived determined. He had every intention of walking out of Vibra at discharge. Despite requiring maximal-dependent assistance for mobility and care, Kevin remained focused. He fought hard every day in therapy. He worked closely with his ... It's not unusual for patients with serious medical conditions to experience depression. Kevin Cox was no exception. Arriving at Vibra Hospital of ... Read More
  • Betty B.

    Betty B.

    Vibra Hospital of Northern California

    When Betty Berlik arrived at Vibra Hospital of Northern California, the outlook was grim. On dialysis due to an acute kidney injury, Betty also required a ventilator to breathe. She was dependent for all mobility and care. But Betty had several things going for her that would lead to an impressive recovery. First was Betty's supportive family, who were a consistent presence during her recovery. Then, the strong interdisciplinary team that cared for Betty during her stay at Vibra. Finally, ... When Betty Berlik arrived at Vibra Hospital of Northern California, the outlook was grim. On dialysis due to an acute kidney injury, Betty also ... Read More
  • Billie Jean C.

    Billie Jean C.

    San Joaquin Valley Rehabilitation Hospital

    Billie Jean was diligent about seeing her cardiologist. For years, she had an annual EKG, ultrasounds, and PET scans – all resulting in normal findings. Billie Jean also ensured her chronic kidney disease was closely monitored, visiting her nephrologist regularly. Over the years, Billie Jean learned that preventive practice was an important part of remaining healthy. One day, Billie Jean began to experience weakness and fatigue. This prompted Billie Jean to see her nephrologist. Already ... Billie Jean was diligent about seeing her cardiologist. For years, she had an annual EKG, ultrasounds, and PET scans – all resulting in normal ... Read More
  • Thomie H.

    Thomie H.

    Vibra Hospital of Northern California

    Thomie Hogan arrived at Vibra Hospital of Northern California with one goal in mind: walking out the door on his own two feet. The challenge facing Thomie was great. He arrived at Vibra with acute hypoxic respiratory failure and pneumonia. This left him severely deconditioned and weak. But Thomie was up to the challenge. At first, Thomie required maximal-dependent assistance for all mobility and care. But he worked hard every day in therapy and with his interdisciplinary care team. Soon, ... Thomie Hogan arrived at Vibra Hospital of Northern California with one goal in mind: walking out the door on his own two feet. The challenge facing ... Read More
  • Mr. Cole

    Mr. Cole

    Vibra Hospital of Charleston

    “The day I fell in love with him was the day we stopped his heart,” Jackie said, tears beginning to form in her eyes. “He is just a wonderfully sweet, grumpy man.” A retired secret service officer and loving husband and father, Mr. Cole has been through the wringer and has come out on the other side a changed person. “This whole experience has given me a new understanding in life,” he said. “I’m more calm, and people tell me I’m funny now. I’ve never been told I am funny in my adult ... “The day I fell in love with him was the day we stopped his heart,” Jackie said, tears beginning to form in her eyes. “He is just a wonderfully sweet, ... Read More
  • Gloria M.

    Gloria M.

    Vibra Rehabilitation Hospital of Denver

    Gloria Montoya didn't plan on spending Christmas in the hospital. The plan was to spend a nice holiday in Colorado with her son and brother. Unfortunately while there, Gloria suffered a stroke. Despite the circumstances, Gloria arrived at Vibra Rehabilitation Hospital of Denver determined to return home. Gloria began her road to recovery without the use of her left arm. She was unable to get out of bed, walk, or perform any self-care activities. To restore her independence, Gloria ... Gloria Montoya didn't plan on spending Christmas in the hospital. The plan was to spend a nice holiday in Colorado with her son and brother. ... Read More
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