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Summer Veggie Garden

Pate’s ranch outside of McKinney has a veggie garden and it’s been producing great organic food for our residents’ meals. We’re growing cucumbers, heirloom tomatoes (Cherokee Purple, Brandywine), dragon carrots, squash, Jimmy Nardello peppers and Blacktail Mountain watermelons. The veggie garden is tended by both patients and staff. Did you know gardening is a wonderful …

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Bob Gray and His Recovery Journey

Arlington, Texas firefighter Bob Gray fell off a ladder while working at his house one day and then woke up in the hospital with his right side paralyzed. Bob came to Pate for his rehabilitation. Today he’s an active advocate for people with brain injuries and is back to enjoying his life including boating and …

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Family Experiences After a Brain Injury

The brain injury didn’t just happen to your loved one, it happened to you as well. Suddenly life is different, but there are proven coping methods that can help.

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Holiday Lunch Builds Cooking Skills in Rehab

Pate Rehabilitation strives to make treatment as functional and relevant to each patient’s life as possible. The Independent Living Skills team has an annual Thanksgiving lunch to allow patients to work on increasing independence while participating in a holiday tradition that’s important to them

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Chisholm Horse Show Challenge Event

Through our partnership with Riding Unlimited, patients from Pate Rehabilitation participated in the 9th Annual Chisholm Challenge for Special Riders. This event allows patients to showcase their recovery achievements through horse commands and riding exercises.

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