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Aurora Lakeland Medical Center Hosts Annual Rehabilitation Reunion

Monday, May 11, 2009

Elkhorn, Wis. -- The inpatient rehabilitation unit at Aurora Lakeland Medical Center celebrates its 10th annual reunion for former patients and their families from 5 p.m. - 6 p.m., Thursday, May 28, in the hospital's lower level.

The event provides a wonderful opportunity for former patients to provide feedback, ask questions about their recovery process, and develop a support system with fellow rehab unit alumni. Staff members, including physicians, nursing staff, supervisors and directors also attend.

"The event is extremely well received, and it is rewarding to see our former patients doing so well,'' said Heidi Barnes, certified therapeutic recreation specialist, rehabilitation services, Aurora Lakeland Medical Center. "It's also an opportunity to help share our story and educate people about all of the different facets of rehabilitation that we offer.''

To RSVP or for more information, please call 262-741-2539. Refreshments will be provided. To learn more about rehabilitation services at Aurora Lakeland Medical Center, please log on to www.AuroraHealthCare.org.

Aurora Health Care is a not-for-profit Wisconsin health care provider and a nationally recognized leader in efforts to improve the quality of health care. Aurora offers services at sites in 90 communities throughout eastern Wisconsin.

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Contact: Andy Johnson
262-767-6267
andy.johnson@aurora.org

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