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Thanks to the rehabilitation program at Life Care Center of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, Florence Harwood is playing music again.

 

In May 2014, Harwood lost her balance and fell off her back porch at home. The fall resulted in fractures of both her arms and legs. Besides losing the ability to perform basic daily tasks, Harwood also lost the ability to play the piano.

 

“When she was admitted into the facility, she wasn’t sure if she’d be able to play the piano again in her band, All That Jazz,” said Donna Birch, marketing director.

 

After working with the inpatient rehabilitation program to receive physical, occupational and speech therapies five to seven times a week, Harwood made excellent progress.

 

Harwood spoke about being thrilled with the facility and all the people who helped her get better. She wanted to thank all her therapists and nurses for taking such good care of her.

 

“I was able to resume my normal activities and return to playing in my jazz band,” said Harwood.

 

Harwood successfully completed her rehab program and returned home on July 22.

 

“Her therapy was very successful, and we were able to see her in concert on Aug. 1,” noted Birch. “She was playing her beloved piano at Art on the Green in downtown Coeur d’Alene.”