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June 2016/No. 41

Recovery at its best

Jacki Kwan feels healthy, more balanced, and stronger each day since undergoing hip replacement surgery in January, attributing her robust recovery in large part to the intensive, individualized rehabilitation therapy she received in the Post-Acute Care Center at the Hebrew Home of Greater Washington, a growing component of Charles E. Smith Life Communities’ services for older adults. A licensed social worker, humor therapist, and former consultant on the campus from 2002 to 2006, Kwan had a unique appreciation of our expertise in providing top-notch care. When she arrived for a preliminary tour last fall and saw our newly expanded and redesigned DekelboumTherapy Center, impressive state- of-the-art equipment, and updated residential accommodations, she immediately knew that selecting the Post-Acute Care Center for her upcoming treatment was the best decision she could make . The need for a total hip replacement frequently results from the physical deterioration caused by osteoarthritis, also

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Three months ago, Jacki Kwan left the Post-Acute Care Center for home after 10 days of rehabilitation for a hip replacement.

Inside this issue

8 Podiatric wisdom from Dr. Richard Jacobs

12-13 Maryland Secretary of Aging and other People in the News

HEBREW HOME • SMITH-KOGOD & WASSERMAN RESIDENCES • COHEN-ROSEN HOUSE ELDERSAFE ® CENTER • HIRSH HEALTH CENTER • LANDOW HOUSE • REVITZ HOUSE • RING HOUSE

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