facebook
twitter
search
search

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk to recover at home

May 3, 2012 at 3:24 PM
| License Photo

HIGHLAND PARK, Ill., May 3 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk., R-Ill., has been released from the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago where he has been recovering from a stroke, family members said.

"We are happy to say that after suffering a stroke in January, Mark has progressed to the point where he can move home with his family," the family said Thursday in a statement.

Kirk will continue therapy as an out-patient, the statement said.

"He has begun a rigorous walking study program to further his mobility and independence while maintaining his schedule with staff."

Kirk, 52, of Highland Park, Ill., suffered an ischemic stroke Jan. 21.

Related UPI Stories
Topics: Mark Kirk
Latest Headlines
Trending Stories
Rapper DMX found unconscious, revived by New York police
Alaska woman claims McDonald's Happy Meal hasn't aged in six years
N.H. primary polls open: Kasich, Sanders get early leads
5 Reasons why Denver Broncos won't be repeat champions
Exposure to flashing light may prevent jet lag