Success Stories


Eddie W

He survived COVID-19 – now is going home to his family.

Eddie lived at home with his family until he became seriously ill and had to be hospitalized, where he was found to be suffering from COVID-19. As his condition worsened, he had to be placed on a ventilator and given a feeding tube to supply his body with nutrition.

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Gerane

Journey to Recovery Leads Back Home

Gerane was admitted to a general hospital for treatment to address multiple serious medical issues, including sepsis, respiratory failure and acute kidney failure. When she had been stabilized she was transferred to Kindred Hospital Chicago Northlake to continue treatment and receive advanced respiratory therapy and rehabilitation.

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Karen

Her Journey to Recovery Leads Back to Home

Karen had been admitted to a general hospital where she developed respiratory failure and had to be placed on a ventilator. She was then transferred to Kindred Hospital Chicago - Northlake for ongoing respiratory therapy and rehabilitation.

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Maria

Looking Forward to Going Home Soon

Maria was admitted to a general hospital with several life-threatening complications, including metabolic encephalopathy, critical care cardiomyopathy and bacterial peritonitis requiring ongoing IV antibiotic treatment. Maria was also suffering from severe deconditioning and weakness as a result of her condition.

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Juan

Back Home with His Family

Juan developed multiple symptoms from a series of medical issues including abdominal abscesses, severe de-conditioning and critical protein calorie malnutrition.

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Eddie

On the Road to Recovery

Eddie was admitted to a general hospital for major surgery to remove a left temporal brain tumor and treatment for an abscess. His surgery was complex and required a craniotomy (removal of a flap of bone from his skull) to access the mass that developed on his brain and placement of an EVD (extra ventricular drain) to relieve pressure on his brain.

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Julian

Closer to Going Home

When Julian sustained a serious fall he fractured his 6 th cervical vertebra and had to be rushed to the ER. At the hospital he had to be given a tracheostomy so that a mechanical ventilator could support his breathing. Once he was stabilized he transferred to Kindred Hospital to continue his recovery.

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Tracy

Able To Return Home

Tracy was admitted to a general hospital following recent rapid weight loss, pneumonia, and pneumothorax - a serious condition in which air invades the space between the chest cavity and the lungs, causing them to collapse.

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