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

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Burke Unveils First-of-its-Kind Caregiver Center
White Plains Native Named New Chair of Burke Rehabilitation Hospital Board of Trustees
Burke Leads the Way In Aphasia Treatment
Burke Award Dinner Raises Thousands
Act F.A.S.T. to Help Stroke Victims
Burke Volunteers Turn Out to Make Robie Pierce Regatta a Success
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Up to 70 percent of caregivers have symptoms of depression. Studies have also found that caregivers have diminished immune responses, due to stress related disorders.
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Burke Unveils First-of-its-Kind Caregiver Center
When Lynn Rozen’s husband Mike was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease, a loving wife instantly became a caregiver. In her new role, Rozen researched how to find help while tending to her husband’s healthcare needs. Rozen will now be using her experience to serve others, as a volunteer at the...
White Plains Native Named New Chair of Burke Rehabilitation Hospital Board of Trustees
The Burke Rehabilitation Hospital Board of Trustees elected John R. McCarthy its new Chair on May 17th. McCarthy will replace Donald E. Foley who retired after serving as Board Chair since 2009...
Burke Leads the Way In Aphasia Treatment
About 2 million people in the U.S. have aphasia, according to the National Aphasia Association—but despite its prevalence, people often know very little, if anything at all, about this language disorder...
Burke Award Dinner Raises Thousands
Community and business leaders from the tri-state area and beyond helped raise thousands of dollars for Burke Rehabilitation Hospital’s recently opened Marsal Caregiver Center at the annual Burke Award Dinner held on June 7th at the Brae Burn Country Club in Purchase, N.Y...
Act F.A.S.T. to Help Stroke Victims
If the blood supply to part of your brain is interrupted or reduced, tissues are deprived of oxygen and nutrients. Your brain cells will begin to die within minutes. This is what is commonly known as having a stroke...
Burke Volunteers Turn Out to Make Robie Pierce Regatta a Success
The 10th annual Robie Pierce One Design Regatta for sailors with disabilities was held at the Larchmont Yacht Club from May 31st through June 3rd. Burke serves as a sponsor of the event and numerous athletes participate in the event through Burke’s adaptive sports program...
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