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We show we care in every meal we serve.

At Transitional Care of Arlington Heights, we believe that the food we serve is an extension of the care we offer. Our made-from-scratch CuisineCare cooking, distinct dining venues and themed dinners feature a commitment to quality as their prime ingredient. House-made soups, sauces and dressings, fresh vegetables, herbs, seasonings and ample selections leave our guests asking for seconds. Our [...]

2017-12-18T21:32:39+00:00December 18th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Healthful Information|Tags: , , |

CuisineCare . . . to Go!

At Transitional Care of Arlington Heights, guests start preparing to go home the first day they arrive. While the primary focus is on improving health through physical rehabilitation and skilled care, diet plays an important role not only during rehab, but upon the return home as well. “The food we serve is an extension of the care we offer,” [...]

2017-09-26T10:46:55+00:00October 17th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Healthful Information|Tags: , , |

Get stronger. Get better. And GO HOME!

Orthopedic Transitional Care For Margaret Partipilo, RN, MSN-BC and unit manager with the Transitional Care of Arlington Heights Orthopedic Care program, every day is an adventure. A self-professed healthcare junky since the age of 17, three decades (and then some!) later, she fully appreciates the magnitude of the situations with which she is presented and her opportunity to serve. [...]

2017-12-14T17:38:07+00:00August 30th, 2017|Categories: Healthful Information, Staff, Testimonial, Therapy|Tags: , , , , , |

Therapy Matters!

 The TCAH Therapy team is comprised of Physical and Occupational Therapists and Speech/Language Pathologists.   Physical Therapists specialize in restoring functional mobility through individualized treatment plans. The treatment program promotes independence through a variety of activities and exercises to target specific areas such as strength, coordination and pain management. All plans focus on improving movement and increasing strength for [...]

Orthopedic Care at TCAH

Meet the Therapist Amy Miller, MPT, GCS, CLT-LANA Lead Therapist for Orthopedic Care “I can't imagine doing anything else for a career” Ironically, Amy Miller, lead therapist for the Orthopedic Care program at TCAH, managed to escape childhood and adolescence without any broken bones.  Although her skeletal system remains fully intact, she still has plenty of first-hand experience with [...]

Every day is a great day for therapy!

Fun Facts About the TCAH Therapy Team Julia Buchler M.S. CCC-SLP Director of Therapy “Every day is a great day for therapy!” Transitional Care of Arlington Heights (TCAH) guests can count on the finest expertise, equipment, evidence-based practices, facilities and therapists who are certified in multiple modalities as well as a friendly face and the encouragement they need, to [...]

Kinesio Comes to Transitional Care

Kinesio taping helps facilitate the body’s natural healing process. Remember the brightly colored tape that three-time Olympic gold medal beach volleyball player Kerry Walsh Jennings wore during the Olympics? Turns out many guests who are recovering from various orthopedic, neuromuscular, neurological and medical conditions at Transitional Care wear it as well! Far more than a fashion statement, Kinesio taping [...]

2017-07-21T08:07:30+00:00July 19th, 2017|Categories: Healthful Information|Tags: , |

Drink Your Water . . . Seriously!

You’ve heard it 1,000 times . . . it is important to drink at least eight cups of water or low calorie, non-caffeinated, non-alcoholic beverages every day. Drinking plenty of water is even more important when recovering from illness or injury. "Drinking enough fluid is essential for maintaining adequate hydration and allowing your body to heal,” Katleya Baldazo MS, [...]

2017-05-17T15:24:46+00:00May 14th, 2017|Categories: Healthful Information, Nutrition|Tags: |

Recovery Nutrition

Following surgery or injury, the body must heal. The process of healing requires adequate intake of carbohydrates, fat, vitamins, minerals, water and protein to support the repair process. Katleya Baldazo MS, RD, LDN, Registered Dietitian with Transitional Care of Arlington Heights, recommends these high-protein snacks to help the body power up for recovery: Top 10 High Protein Snacks for [...]

2017-04-26T15:05:48+00:00May 4th, 2017|Categories: Healthful Information|Tags: |

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