October 15, 2019 —The Admiral at the Lake retirement community has partnered with Doctors of Physical Therapy and Alliance Rehab to open a new Outpatient Rehabilitation Center on the ground floor of The Admiral at the Lake at 929 W. Foster Ave., just off North Lake Shore Drive in Chicago. The Outpatient Rehabilitation Center, opened at The Admiral the first week in December.
“We are pleased that this new center will provide physical, occupational and speech therapy to all types and ages of patients from the surrounding community, as well as to Admiral residents,” said Glenn Brichacek, Chief Executive Officer of The Admiral at the Lake. “We see this as one more way in which we can enhance services to Admiral residents and to our neighbors.”
Doctors of Physical Therapy is a therapist-owned, comprehensive outpatient physical therapy company with a unique business model that has set it apart from other PT companies. They hire only doctorate-degreed physical therapists who have graduated from the top 20 schools in America. “We built the company on the moral and ethical pillars of providing evidence-based interventions, utilizing the most highly educated and experienced physical therapists and making the environment the most patient-centered experience possible. Our patients are educated healthcare consumers who know what they are paying for and pay for the best,” said Aaron Kraai, PT, DPT, Founder & CEO.
Alliance Rehab provides therapy services to Admiral residents in the new Outpatient Rehabilitation Center. Alliance Rehab also provides short-term inpatient care for Admiral residents and nonresidents in The Harbors, The Admiral at the Lake’s Medicare-certified, post-acute care suite.
“We offer a full range of therapy services dedicated to helping patients regain the strength and function they need to resume—and even improve—the routines and activities of daily life,” said Steve Ferris, physical therapy manager with Alliance Rehab. “Our dedicated team of physical, occupational and speech therapists are committed to providing the highest-quality care to Admiral residents and to the community.”
The new Outpatient Rehabilitation Center and The Harbors both offer a wide range of specialized programs, including therapy for: falls prevention and balance management; stroke recovery; post-operative hip- and knee-replacement; chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD); urinary incontinence; congestive heart failure (CHF); low-back pain; rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis; Parkinson’s disease; Alzheimer’s disease; multiple sclerosis; swallowing difficulty; speech, language and voice disorders; memory loss; and comprehension problems.
The Outpatient Rehabilitation Center is open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday through Friday. With multiple CTA bus routes stopping at The Admiral at the Lake’s doorstep, getting to and from therapy appointments is easy and convenient. For more information about programs offered by Doctors of Physical Therapy at The Admiral at the Lake, call 1-800-974-4378.
To learn more about Medicare-certified inpatient rehabilitation services available at The Harbors at The Admiral, call 773-654-5167.
The Admiral at the Lake, a Kendal Affiliate, is a 31-story continuing care retirement community located on Chicago’s North Side with a 156-year history in the city. Offering 200 residential living apartments in a life-care community that also provides a full continuum of on-site, long-term health care, The Admiral provides panoramic lakefront and city views from a variety of spacious, well-appointed apartment homes.