Enrique Chuca was relaxing at home when he started experiencing numbness to the right side of his body and slurred speech. He rushed to the hospital, where they determined he suffered a stroke.
Jesse Dryer suffered a fall at home, leaving him with fractured vertebrae and a swollen knee. He is now walking with a walker and is thankful he chose Highlands for his recovery.
Dennis VanHouten developed specific goals with his therapists while recovering from sepsis and respiratory failure.
Maria Gallegos came to Highlands after having surgery on both of her knees. With support from her therapists, she is now living pain-free after 18 years.
At 74, Patricia Papson had no plans to slow down. She enjoyed traveling, working part-time, and keeping up with her three sons and four grandchildren. Then, Patricia suffered a bad fall that altered her life plans indefinitely.
At 33 weeks pregnant, Marcia Mendez suffered a stroke and was battling COVID-19. She came to Highlands to recover so she could get back to her family and reunite with her newborn baby girl.