Trevor Gibbons was a carpenter, installing windows on the fourth floor of a new building when he had his first stroke. The confusion and dizziness caused him to lose his balance and fall, resulting in an additional spinal cord injury. A year later, after suffering another stroke...  read more
When Annie Jimenez started coming to CenterLight Healthcare PACE’s day center in the Bronx for her diabetes and high blood pressure in 2005, she didn’t know anyone at the center.
“But everyone smiles and makes you feel welcome,” says Annie. “I fit in immediately and made...  read more
When Laura Mendez first started attending CenterLight Healthcare’s Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), she was depressed, had very bad lower back pain and could hardly walk. But after going to CenterLight Healthcare PACE for a few years, she can’t say enough...  read more
Juana Martinez recalls the flowers and soil of the gardens she lovingly tended in her native Dominican Republic, and it inspires her. In her bright and sunny room at Margaret Tietz Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, she is surrounded by plants of every description.
“I grow them all...  read more
Wanda Johnson is a force of nature. Not bashful about her age, she will happily advise people that she is “94 years young,” and despite the hip replacement surgery that brought her to Schnurmacher, Wanda has something to sing about.
“After working at MGM Records, an insurance...  read more