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Life Care Center of Rochester helps local heart patient recover

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Kenneth Warmbrod came to Life Care Center of Rochester, Indiana, for rehabilitation after a bout with atrial fibrillation caused him to become very weak.

When Warmbrod arrived on Nov. 25, 2016, he had trouble with balance and walking, in addition to overall strength. He was in pain and would get headaches when he stood up.

Life Care Center of Rochester honors veterans

Veterans Day cake

On Nov. 7, 2016, Life Care Center of Rochester, Indiana, (with the help of Kindred Hospice and the local VFW) honored its veterans.

Residents at the skilled nursing and rehab center who had served in the U.S. armed forces received a certificate and a pin. Kindred Hospice employees read poems about the sacrifice not only of the soldiers but of their families as well.

Life Care Center of Rochester attends Marshall County Senior Expo

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Life Care Center of Rochester, Indiana, participated in the Ninth Annual Marshall County Senior Expo on Nov. 8, 2016.

The expo, which took place at The Zone Sports Complex of Northern Indiana in Plymouth, featured more than 60 vendors and brought in more than 1,500 local seniors. Life Care Center of Rochester provided free grip strength testing and education by the therapy department. 

Life Care Center of Rochester associates kiss pig for Alzheimer’s

Diane Simpson, Alzheimer’s coordinator and licensed practical nurse, kisses Oinkers, held by Autumn Scher.

Life Care Center of Rochester, Indiana, recently went whole-hog in the fight against Alzheimer’s.

The skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility held a unique fundraiser leading up to the Sept. 17, 2016, Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Jackson Morrow Park in Kokomo.

Life Care Center of Rochester hosts antique toy show

Tammy Wintczak, human resources associate at Life Care Center of Rochester, displays toy cars and collectable Barbies.

Life Care Center of Rochester, Indiana, held an antique toy show for its residents and the community on June 8, 2016.

The event marked the center’s combined celebration of Mother’s Day and Father’s Day. Six groups, a mixture of community businesses and facility associates, provided tables of toys from years gone by.

March 2016 Whatever It Takes And Then Some winners

Whatever It Takes And Then Some

Linda Walsh, licensed practical nurse at Life Care Center of Rochester, Indiana, went out of her way to assist a resident in need. The resident was having symptoms of a torn retina and needed to go to an eye doctor 90 minutes away. Unfortunately, because it was Good Friday, the facility was having trouble arranging transportation for the resident.