Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital and Michigan State University College of Human Medicine are joining together to transform Mary Free Bed into a research and teaching hospital. This collaboration sets the stage for cutting-edge research and evidence-based medicine to improve the lives of patients and encourage more medical school students to focus on physical rehabilitation….
From the Grand Rapids Press – Sunday, May 11, 2014 Saying thanks for a fantastic 1st year!
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital is coming on its 1 year anniversary for the Home and Community Services program. Rehabilitation can come directly to your own home, gym or local West Michigan community.
From the Grand Rapids Press – Sunday, March 13, 2014
Guest Blog by Sarah Williams, mother of Mary Free Bed alumnus Tamarah Williams Tamarah Williams is my 13-year-old daughter who was born with hydrocephalus, more commonly known as water on the brain. She suffered a brain injury during a medical procedure in June, 2013, which left her unable to care for herself. On July 3,…
Guest Blog by Sue Bauerle, sister of Mary Free Bed alumnus Nancy Goodsell Hope. That’s the first word that came to mind as I accompanied my sister (Nancy Goodsell) to the Mary Free Bed gym on the first morning of her therapy. Just a few weeks before, her health had begun deteriorating. She was confused,…
Ever since she was diagnosed with Stage 4 lung cancer in late 2011, Kathy Bacon’s life has been a blur of surgeries, radiation, chemotherapy and other medical procedures. Her strength and stamina were zapped by medications and treatments. At one point, her weight slipped to 86 pounds. Early this year, a therapist suggested she take…
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital recently launched the Betty Bloomer Ford Cancer Rehabilitation Program. CEO Kent Riddle talks about the program and good it has already done in West Michigan.