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Vol.6, Issue 5
May 2018
Connecting the Community to the Latest in Rehabilitation, News and Events

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Treating Concussions Means More than Getting Rest
Come See Burke's New Caregiver Center on May 30th
Burke Doctor Honored By Alzheimer's Association
Burke Offers Free Events in Honor of National Stroke Awareness Month
Burke CEO Honored With Community Service Award
Support Burke at the Annual Burke Award Dinner
Thousands Raised at Annual Heels & Wheels Event
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A stroke occurs when the flow of blood and oxygen to the brain is cut off. Without oxygen, the brain cells begin do die. It can cause serious, long-term disability with permanent loss of speech, movement and memory. Watch Video

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Each year, about 795,000 people experience a new or recurrent stroke. It is a leading cause of serious long-term disability in the U.S.
Click here to learn more about Burke's stroke rehabilitation program.
Treating Concussions Means More than Getting Rest
It wasn’t very long ago that treating concussions meant sitting down and resting up until your symptoms subsided. Thanks to advances in research, we now know this isn’t the case. Proper treatment of a concussion requires a lot more than a comfortable seat on the couch. We sat down with Michelle...
Come See Burke's New Caregiver Center on May 30th
Burke will be offering public tours of the brand new Marsal Caregiver Center on the afternoon of May 30th...
Burke Doctor Honored By Alzheimer's Association
Burke’s Pasquale Fonzetti, MD, PhD, was recognized for his work in Alzheimer’s research during a round table discussion with the Alzheimer’s Association Hudson Valley Chapter on Thursday, April 5th...
Burke Offers Free Events in Honor of National Stroke Awareness Month
May is National Stroke Awareness Month. In an effort to better educate the community about stroke prevention, Burke will host a number of free events throughout the month...
Burke CEO Honored With Community Service Award
Burke Rehabilitation Hospital's President and CEO, Jeffrey Menkes was honored at the seventh annual community service awards by United Hebrew of New Rochelle on Thursday, May 3rd...
Support Burke at the Annual Burke Award Dinner
Looking for a way to show your support for Burke? The Hospital's largest annual fundraiser, the Burke Award Dinner will be held on June 7th at Brae Burn Country Club in Purchase...
Thousands Raised at Annual Heels & Wheels Event
Rain threatened for most of the morning on Sunday, May 6th, but more than 100 runners, walkers and hand cyclists still turned out for Burke Rehabilitation Hospital’s Heels & Wheels 5K Race, Walk and Fun Run. The event proved to be a great success, raising over $26,000...
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• Burke Award Photos
• Living with Aphasia