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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 of Leominster and The Highlands provide holiday luncheons

Seniors at the Ashburnham Senior Center luncheon

Associates from Life Care Center of Leominster, Massachusetts, and The Highlands in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, were busy during the 2019 holiday season putting on luncheons for three local senior centers.

With the meals prepared by the facility dietary teams and leaders from both facilities serving the food, the events give associates a way to thank members of the senior centers for their trust and support...

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...

Life Care Center of Leominster’s Halloween Trail gives fun and spooks

The Mario Brothers group

Life Care Center of Leominster, Massachusetts, hosted its 10th Annual Halloween Trail on Oct. 25, 2019.

This experience is enjoyed by many in the community, who walk through the various themes and sample delicious treats. Residents and family members participate as well and enjoy seeing the many children of all ages dressed up in their favorite costumes. ...

August 2019 Whatever It Takes And Then Some Winners

Josie Coleman, certified nursing assistant at Life Care Center of Leominster, Massachusetts, shared her joy of blueberry season with residents with an outing to the Blueberry Farm.

Life Care Center of Leominster serves breakfast to local veterans

Bacon and eggs stock photo

In the spirit of Memorial Day, Life Care Center of Leominster, Massachusetts, decided to do something nice for the community’s veterans.

The facility invited all local veterans and their loved ones to a free breakfast on May 28, 2019. Associates served stuffed French toast, bacon, sausage, scrambled eggs, home fries and a variety of pastries...

Former patients visit Life Care Center of Leominster for reunion

Left to right: William Gardner; Joyce Smart; Pam Walls, director of rehab; and Anita Chuirri

On July 10, 2019, Life Care Center of Leominster, Massachusetts, welcomed 10 former rehab patients back for a reunion.

The therapy graduates enjoyed catching up with several of their therapists: Pamela Walls, director of rehab, as well as physical therapists Sam Hutt and Luanne Champagne...

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 takes part in 4th of July Parade

Associates from both facilities gather by their Disney World float.

Once again, Life Care Center of Leominster, Massachusetts, and The Highlands in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, participated in the city of Fitchburg’s 4th of July parade.

Thousands of people lined Main Street as 24 floats paraded down in various themes. The main theme this year was Popular American Landmarks...

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...