Success Stories

Julie M

“When I arrived I didn’t know if I was going to pull through, but I did.”

Julie was at home when she began to feel extremely weak and couldn’t stand up. She was taken by ambulance to an acute care hospital and diagnosed with respiratory and end-stage kidney failure.

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“I feel like I’ve been given a second chance at life. Thank you.”

Julia loved spending time with her family and grandchildren until she began to have increasing difficulty with her breathing and had to go to the hospital. She was found to be suffering from respiratory failure and had to be placed on the ventilator to support her lungs. She was also diagnosed with multiple medical complications and started on an IV antibiotic treatment to address the infections ravaging her body.

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Very Grateful to be Alive

Prior to becoming sick, John led an active lifestyle and was especially fond of spending time with his family and playing pool twice a week with his friends. When he suddenly stared experiencing difficulty breathing he went to the hospital and was diagnosed with acute respiratory and kidney failure. John had to be placed on a ventilator and started on numerous IC medications as well as dialysis to stabilize his condition and enable him to begin his recovery.

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Wanting to get Home so I can be with my Husband Again

Linda suffered from severe anxiety that led to her developing acute respiratory failure, and she had to have a breathing tube placed. She was in and out of several facilities until she came to Kindred Hospital Louisville for continuation of respiratory treatments and to receive rehabilitation.

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Happy to be Back Home

Jerry came to Kindred Hospital to continue receiving treatment after being hospitalized for severe pulmonary illness, including pneumonia. He was receiving antibiotics through an IV drip and was weak and deconditioned after a lengthy stay in the hospital.

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Looking Forward to Being a Grandma Again

Robin was admitted to a general hospital after suffering severe respiratory failure. Her hospitalization was also complicated by kidney failure, low blood pressure and the need for blood transfusions.

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