Success Stories


“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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Looking Forward to Living Full Again

David endured a complicated hospitalization for a series of infections that compromised his lung function. He was given a tracheostomy for a ventilator to support his breathing and began a series of antibiotic treatments to cure the infections ravaging his body.

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Going Home to Her Family

When Kathy suffered from severe respiratory failure she had to be rushed to a general hospital for emergency intervention. She was given a tracheostomy and was dependent on the ventilator to maintain her breathing.

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Wanda S

A Return to Caregiving

Wanda was admitted to Kindred Hospital to continue her recovery from respiratory failure and to wean from the ventilator she had been dependent on since her admission to a general hospital late last year.

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Jessica H

Without the Care I’ve Received I Probably Wouldn’t be Speaking Now

Jessica was admitted to Kindred Hospital after a stay at a general hospital in Pikesville. When she arrived at Kindred she was dependent on a ventilator to support her breathing.

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Saul M

Home in Time for the Holidays

Saul was admitted to a general hospital after suffering a severe heart attack which needed immediate emergency treatment. During this time he was placed on the ventilator and eventually needed a tracheostomy and a permanent feeding tube.

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Looking Forward to the Future Again

Earl was admitted to Kindred Hospital following a complicated hospitalization, during which he required a tracheostomy and mechanical ventilation due to respiratory failure.

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