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Lucier recovers from stroke at Life Care Center of Leominster

“My therapy was successful – it got me where I am.”

A stroke left Anna Lucier mostly unable to move, but the team at Life Care Center of Leominster, Massachusetts, was able to change that.

When Lucier arrived at the facility on June 4, 2019, she was dependent on others for her mobility and most of her self-care. Her thinking skills were impacted, and she had difficulty swallowing as well and was on a mechanical soft diet...

Life Care Center of Leominster helps Mullen recover strength

Left to right: Suzanne Monteiro, physical therapist assistant; Andrea Mansour, occupational therapist assistant; Deborah Mullen; and Samantha Hutt, PTA

After dealing with respiratory failure and sepsis, Deborah Mullen was very weak.

Mullen came to Life Care Center of Leominster, Massachusetts, for rehabilitation on Sept. 12, 2019. When she arrived, she was unable to walk and needed extensive assistance for standing...

Chiurri regains independence at Life Care of Leominster after stroke

Rita Chiurri

Rita Chiurri took a fall on the concrete, which left her with multiple abrasions and bleeding in the area around her brain.

The bleeding led to a stroke, and on May 31, 2019, Chiurri came to Life Care Center of Leominster, Massachusetts, needing some assistance with her daily activities, walking and transfers from one surface to another...

Life Care Center of Leominster helps Gardner recover from surgery

William Gardner with Sam Hutt, physical therapist

William Gardner had an elective shoulder surgery that was complicated by an infection and a mini-stroke.

As a result, Gardner needed maximum assistance with his activities of daily living (such as grooming, dressing and bathing) and moderate assistance getting in and out of bed, standing up and walking. He came to Life Care Center of Leominster, Massachusetts, on May 14, 2019, for rehabilitation...

Stroke patient finds rehab success at Life Care Center of Leominster

Joyce Smart, right, hugs Luanne Champagne, physical therapist.

After suffering a stroke and undergoing surgery to remove plaque from her carotid artery, Joyce Smart was in need of rehabilitation.

Smart chose to do her therapy close to her Leominster, Massachusetts, home, at Life Care Center of Leominster. She arrived on May 1, 2019, needing moderate assistance with bed mobility, getting in and out of bed and walking...