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Gratitude, and the Voice of Experience

Gratitude, and the Voice of Experience

Mark Pearce jokes that, "If something's going to happen, it's going to happen to me." That sentiment isn't hard to understand in someone who has had eight joint replacements (knees, hips and shoulders – some more than once), has been cardioverted 18 times to restore normal heart rhythm, and had [...]

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Transitional Care Team Helps Sandy Dyson Get Back on the Dance Floor

Transitional Care Team Helps Sandy Dyson Get Back on the Dance Floor

If Proud Mary is playing, Sandy Dyson wants to be dancing. But last spring, it looked like Dyson’s dancing days might be behind her. After knee replacement surgery, the 71-year-old Kennebec, S.D., resident was in so much pain that just walking seemed like punishment. Thanks to a “wickedly good team” of [...]

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