HealthSouth New England Celebrates National Rehabilitation Week with Special Events
9/17/2017 - 9/23/2017
Location: HealthSouth New England Rehabilitation Hospital
1071 Varnum Avenue
HealthSouth New England Rehabilitation Hospital will join rehabilitation providers across the nation Sept. 17-23, 2017, in celebration of National Rehabilitation Week with the theme “The Power of Rehabilitation.”
With comprehensive, patient-centered therapy, rehabilitation is a powerful force for patients overcoming challenges after an illness or injury. At HealthSouth New England, the week will be highlighted by two community events at the hospital located at 2 Rehabilitation Way in Woburn.
Monday, September 18 - 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Community members are invited to visit the hospital on Monday, Sept. 18 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. for a balance screening. This no-cost balance screening will assess mobility skills to help you or your loved one prevent injuries using our state-of-the-art Biodex Balance System SD™. Those interested in attending are asked to RSVP to Sheila Foley at Sheila.Foley@healthsouth.com or 781-939-1989.
Tuesday, September 19 - 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.
On Tuesday, Sept. 19 from noon – 5 p.m., the community is invited to be a true superhero by donating blood with the American Red Cross. The blood drive will take place at HealthSouth Woburn in the 1 North Training Room. Please call 1-800-RED-CROSS or visit redcrossblood.org and enter: HealthSouth to schedule an appointment.
National Rehabilitation Awareness Week was established in 1976 to create awareness of people with disabilities and promote the benefits of rehabilitation. In 1990, a presidential proclamation designated the third week of September as National Rehabilitation Awareness Week, which has grown to include more than 7,000 organizations.
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