Success Stories


Told She Had Six Months To Live

Simyoulim came to Kindred Hospital Paramount about six months after being told she had only this amount of time to live due to the breast cancer that had metastasized throughout her body. Her primary oncologist who recommended that she come to Kindred had been treating her with chemotherapy, and after her long struggle Simyoulim was in a very delicate condition, depending on a ventilator to support her lungs, a feeding tube for nutrition and IV lines to administer medication and fluids.

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Everyone Worked Together

John was working on his farm. He hopped off his tractor to shut a gate and his tractor kept moving. “I tried to jump on it, like a dummy, and fell,” John said. “The tractor ran over me.” 

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Recovery Despite Complications

Vicenta, 86, was admitted to a short-term acute care hospital on January 31 for abdominal pain. Prior to this, she was independent at home with her family. After a lap cholecystectomy, she could not be extubated. She suffered multiple complications of surgery including a small bowel obstruction, pleural effusion and atrial fibrillation, and an irregular heart rhythm. She was weaning from the ventilator for approximately two hours a day but was not progressing prior to admission to Kindred Hospital.

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