Rehab Insights

Hope through Rehabilitation & Research

Should Your Aging Parent Stop Driving?

Posted on Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

For so many of us, the ability to get in the car and drive where we want, when we want means freedom and independence. The thought of giving that up can be devastating and often times a challenging decision to make for ourselves. Children and caregivers of aging individuals are often faced with the responsibility read the full article.


Remembering Our Benefactor Mr. John Masterson Burke

Posted on Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

On April 7, 1915, The Winifred Masterson Burke Relief Foundation first opened its doors in White Plains, thanks to the generosity and foresight of our benefactor, New York philanthropist John Masterson Burke. Today—exactly 100 years later—I can’t help but wonder how Mr. Burke would feel knowing that his vision for convalescence would someday become a read the full article.


Burke at the White Plains St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Posted on Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! This past Saturday, March 14, Burke Rehabilitation Center served as the Grand Marshall of the 18th annual White Plains St. Patrick’s Day parade. Led by Donald E. Foley, Chairman of the Board of Burke Rehabilitation Hospital, and his wife, Barbara Long, more than 40 Burke administrators, employees, wheelchair athletes and friends read the full article.


Share Your Success Story: Anne Price

Posted on Tuesday, March 10th, 2015

In 1987, Anne Price was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. Over the years, the New Rochelle resident and former nurse has spent time as both an inpatient and an outpatient at Burke. Today, the 57-year-old works from home in online sales and stays active by participating in Burke’s Fitness Challenge. We asked Anne a few questions read the full article.


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