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Vol.6, Issue 11
November 2018
Connecting the Community to the Latest in Rehabilitation, News and Events

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Burke Hosts National Caregiver Conference
Dealing With Depression During the Holidays
Burke's Fitness Center to Undergo Renovations
Burke's Dr. Dohle Takes to Twitter to Offer Stroke Advice on World Stroke Day
Burke's Marsal Caregiver Center Going Strong Six Months After Opening
Anonymous Patient Honors Burke's Dr. Fonzetti with Equipment Donation
Video: What is COPD?
Three Dementia Trials Currently Recruiting Patients
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16.1 million Americans provide unpaid care for people with Alzheimer’s or other dementias. These caregivers provided an estimated 18.4 billion hours of care valued at over $232 billion, according to the Alzheimer’s Association.
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Burke Hosts National Caregiver Conference
In honor of National Caregiver month, Burke hosted the Fearless Caregiver Conference on November 8th. The Conference was an all-day event that featured panel discussions from experts, a caregiver training and a tour of Burke’s Marsal Caregiver Center...
Dealing With Depression During the Holidays
If store displays and TV ads are any indication, the holiday season is officially underway. And while it is a time of joy and togetherness, for some—particularly those impacted by an illness or injury—the holidays aren’t always a happy time...
Burke's Fitness Center to Undergo Renovations
Burke’s Adult Fitness Center is getting a face lift! Renovations are scheduled to begin on Monday, November 19th, but don’t worry, the Center will remain open during construction...
Burke's Dr. Dohle Takes to Twitter to Offer Stroke Advice on World Stroke Day
Burke’s Assistant Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Carolin Dohle teamed up with other doctors throughout the Montefiore System to participate in a Twitter Chat about stroke prevention and stroke care in honor of World Stroke Day. The chat lasted just over an hour on Monday, Oct. 29th.
Burke's Marsal Caregiver Center Going Strong Six Months After Opening
More than 44 million Americans are caring for a family member or friend with a health condition or disability (National Alliance for Caregiving), but few are prepared for the physical, mental and emotional challenges that confront a full-time caregiver...
Anonymous Patient Honors Burke's Dr. Fonzetti with Equipment Donation
Burke’s Vice President of Inpatient Rehabilitation, Sandra Alexandrou, gets regular calls from folks who want to donate their old or unwanted equipment. It’s not every day, though, that someone wants to make a donation in honor of a Burke doctor who helped their family...
Video: What is COPD?
November is National COPD month, an internationally-recognized event held annually to enhance exposure around chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). But many people might not know what exactly COPD is and what it means for patients...
Three Dementia Trials Currently Recruiting Patients
Burke Rehabilitation Hospital is a leader in rehabilitation medicine and continues to make strides through its cutting-edge clinical research. These clinical trials can hopefully slow cognitive decline and/or treat associated symptoms. Burke is recruiting patients for three clinical trials for...
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