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Vol. 5, Issue 12
December 2017
Connecting the Community to the Latest in Rehabilitation, News and Events

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Burke Auxiliary President Peg Cataldo Inducted into the Westchester County Senior Hall of Fame
Burke/Montefiore Physicians Attend International Day of Persons with Disabilities at the UN
Why Support Groups are Important
How to Eat Healthy at the Holidays
How to Make a New Year's Resolution that Sticks
Burke Sends Nearly 600 Holiday Cards to Thank Service Members
Happy Holidays from Burke!
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Burke Auxiliary President Peg Cataldo Inducted into the Westchester County Senior Hall of Fame
Burke’s own Margaret (Peg) Cataldo has been honored with an induction into Westchester County’s Senior Hall of Fame 2017. Peg is the president of The Burke Auxiliary and volunteers countless hours to help Burke...
Burke/Montefiore Physicians Attend International Day of Persons with Disabilities at the UN
Dr. Sudhir Vaidya, the Director of Burke’s Sports Medicine and Pain Management and the Medical Director of the Fitness Center at Burke, and Dr. Matthew Bartels, MPH, Montefiore’s Chairman of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation attended the International Day of Persons with...
Why Support Groups are Important
While there’s no doubt that the holidays can be fun, they can also be quite a difficult time for those who have experienced a life-changing illness, injury or surgery. For those facing major life changes, including medical issues, support groups can be a vital outlet...
How to Eat Healthy at the Holidays
We’re right in the middle of the holiday season—and while the parties, the extra sweet treats and the rush of shopping can be fun, it can also make it tough to stick to a nutritious eating plan. Here, we’ve put together a few tips to incorporate into your everyday routine to help you stay on...
How to Make a New Year's Resolution that Sticks
We're just a few weeks into 2019, but that doesn't mean it's too late to set goals for the new year. The top four New Year’s Resolutions are centered on: self-improvement (including education), weight loss, finances and relationships, according to research done by the University of Scranton and...
Burke Sends Nearly 600 Holiday Cards to Thank Service Members
When a Nashville-based radio station put out a call for cards to send to service members, the Burke community answered. For the past few weeks, physicians, therapists, patients, nurses and staff members from Burke have been writing heartfelt thank you’s and holiday wishes to service members...
Happy Holidays from Burke!
Burke would like to wish you and your family a very happy and healthy holiday season and a wonderful start to the New Year...
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