Associates and volunteers at Life Care Center of Colorado Springs, Colorado, recently went far beyond their daily duties to help a patient return home safely.
The resident had completed his rehabilitation program and was independent enough to go home, but there was a problem. During the home evaluation, the therapy team had discovered that the resident was a hoarder.
Sean Alvarez, a physical therapist here at Life Care Center of Colorado Springs, Colorado, is now a certified specialist in geriatric physical therapy.
Alvarez, who has worked for us since 2013, earned this specialty in August 2015 from the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties. He has been a PT for 24 years, much of which has been spent serving the geriatric population.
On June 12, 2015, Monserrate Rodriguez a resident Life Care Center of Colorado Springs, Colorado, celebrated her 101st birthday with a party at the facility for her and her family.
Born in Yauco, Puerto Rico, in 1914, Rodriguez learned how to be a seamstress by watching her mother sew.
Nela Brown, a resident at Life Care Center of Colorado Springs, Colorado, celebrated her 100th birthday on May 29, 2015.
The facility hosted a party for her with music by the Dixie Duezers, a local senior band.