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Stroke survivor counts down the days to returning home
January 29, 2021

Like many patients, Melody Keup of North Platte, Nebraska, found hope and motivation in the stories of previous Madonna patients who had walked a similar path to hers. After surviving a stroke, her recovery at Madonna's Lincoln Campus was motivated by the calendar she found in her room. She met her goal to walk out of Madonna, with two calendars in tow. 

Each small step marking one giant leap for Seattle space enthusiast
January 07, 2021

Greg Loving began a life-long love affair with space when he was a young man growing up in Kansas. After landing a dream job at Blue Origins, he was on top of the world, until a rare condition caused a brain bleed that nearly proved fatal. After several surgeries, Greg and his family traveled half way across the country to Madonna's Lincoln Campus to begin his recovery process. 

Holiday season offers unique therapy opportunities
December 09, 2020

Celebrations surrounding the holiday season are meaningful to so many Madonna patients and staff, but they also present unique therapeutic opporunities for speech, occupational and physical therapists to incorporate into rehabilitation. 

2020 GOAL Award Update: Josh Hodgson
October 21, 2020

Celebrating GOAL Awards virtually this year, we decided to revisit some of our past winners to see where their journey has taken them since receiving the award. Catch up on Josh Hodgson, a pediatric stroke survivor whose Madonna experience inspired his sister Kayla, to pursue a career as an occupational therapist. 

Stroke survivor driven to heal by partner’s health battle
June 02, 2020

When Steve Mizner's partner of 16-years was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer, he stepped up to help take care of his family. Then when Steve suffered a stroke in early January, he says witnessing his partner's courage and determination during her fight is what's driving him now to heal.