In sports, you learn practice makes perfect, and that’s the mindset 18-year-old Steele McLaren applied to his rehabilitation journey at Madonna. After suffering brain trauma while on a hunting trip, the three-sport athlete from Atlantic, Iowa showed why he’s “Strong as Steele.” And just like on the football field, Steele didn’t face this fight alone. His care team, and 35,000 people on the Facebook page “Praying for Steele #32 strong,” cheered him on every step of the way.
Gov. Pete Ricketts has declared Tuesday, March 16, 2021 as Social Worker Day across Nebraska, thanking social workers for their tireless efforts on behalf of patients and families. As part of Social Worker Month, we want to pay tribute to the critical role social workers play across the state and here at Madonna and the incredible resiliency they’ve shown while adapting to the challenges brought on by COVID-19.
Friday, March 12, 2021, the Lincoln Campus celebrates a historic milestone in our largest expansion project to date: A topping off ceremony. The time-honored tradition is made that much more special by a former patient and brain injury survivor’s key role.