Marina spent several rocky weeks in a medically induced coma, and eventually awoke and was taken off the ventilator. However, the strokes left her with significant deficits. She will need to again learn how to control her arms and legs, sit, stand, eat and talk.
After 6 weeks in the ICU, Marina was transferred to Spaulding Rehab on January 25, 2021. She has a lot of work ahead of her, and we expect the recovery to take months, if not longer.
Marina is an awesome kid who loves to play with her school and neighborhood friends, sing, dance, ski, snowboard, play field hockey and to spend time with her family and dog. We know that she is in there, and she is already making small steps towards recovery.
One of the impending challenges is that insurance will dictate her length of inpatient rehab. If Mike and Sasha want to extend that level of care, the cost will be thousands of dollars per day. So many people have asked how they could help the Ganetsky family during this time. We are therefore raising funds to pay for extended inpatient rehab, as well as her care and continued therapy when she eventually comes home.
- Henrike Besche
- Daniel Brown
- Anne O'Donnell
- Max Nibert
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