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September 2015/No. 38

Gary Miller regained strength and skills to return home in the Post-Acute Care Center’s life skills apartment.Towana Jackson was one of his therapists.

My Rehab Care = A+

Photo by Richard Greenhouse

Retired science teacher Gary Miller, 70, successfully recovered not once but twice in the Post-Acute Care Center at the Hebrew Home. Mr. Miller shared that his first stay was in 2014 following a stroke; the second, from this past April to July occurred after a sudden fall. Speaking to us by phone a few weeks after discharge, Mr. Miller, a winner of the Presidential Award for Excellence inTeaching Mathematics and Science during the Clinton administration, asserted that his medical and therapeutic care was “absolutely amazing,A+.” The professionals in the Elsie & Marvin DekelboumTherapy Center were all “top-notch.” Upon his most recent arrival, Mr. Miller says he required assistance for all activities of daily living.Thanks to three months of intensive therapy, he was back on his feet. Ann Matesi, executive director, CampusTherapy Services, oversaw the therapists who worked with him to resume his independent lifestyle and return home.

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Inside this issue

6 Landow House residents married 75 years

8 An evening with cartoonist

and author Roz Chast

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

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