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Vol. 4, Issue 6
June 2016
Connecting the Community to the Latest in Rehabilitation, News and Events

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New ACGME Residency Program in Physical Medical and Rehabilitation to Begin at Burke
Dementia Trial Currently Seeking Participants
Q&A with a Stroke Survivor
FREE Bike Helmets for Kids on June 11
What You Need to Know About Aphasia
Burke at the Robie Pierce Regatta, Plus Upcoming Adaptive Sports Clinics
Senior Health Series Event July 14: Staying Safe on the Road
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New ACGME Residency Program in Physical Medical and Rehabilitation to Begin at Burke
Burke Rehabilitation Hospital, which has been a longstanding leader in clinical care, research and innovation in the field of medical rehabilitation, is pleased to announce approval of its new Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation residency program. This new residency program marks the first time...
Dementia Trial Currently Seeking Participants
Have you or someone you know been recently diagnosed with mild Alzheimer’s disease or Mild Cognitive Impairment and are over age 60? You may be eligible to participate in an ongoing clinical trial being conducted at Burke...
Q&A with a Stroke Survivor
Meet Robert,* a 62-year-old male who suffered a stroke about two years ago. The stroke affected the left side of his brain, which controls the right side of the body. It also affected his speech. The following interview was conducted with his wife present, and is a collaboration of Robert’s words...
FREE Bike Helmets for Kids on June 11
Summer’s finally here! That means it’s time for beach trips, ice cream and lots of bike riding. Staying safe on the road is critical—for you and the kids...
What You Need to Know About Aphasia
Think for a moment about all of the things you did within the very first hour of your day that required you to express yourself or understand the words of others. Perhaps you said goodbye to your spouse or listened to the weather report. You may have read your email or written a list of things to...
Burke at the Robie Pierce Regatta, Plus Upcoming Adaptive Sports Clinics
Burke has a robust adaptive sports program that encourages people of all abilities to take part in sports and exercise. Through our Therapeutic Recreation department, Burke offers several adaptive sports and fitness programs. These sports can be played by persons with a disability, including...
Senior Health Series Event July 14: Staying Safe on the Road
Are you looking for ways to make your driving safer? Do you want to learn how to ensure the safety of yourself and your loved ones on the road? Burke’s goal is to keep its community safe while maximizing an individual’s independence—and you’re part of that community...
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