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The Metropolitan visited the Greek American Rehabilitation & Care Center in Wheeling (220 North 1st Street) at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 28. The visit included a full celebration of the Eucharist (the Divine Liturgy, equivalent of the Roman Catholic Mass) in commemoration of the institution of the Lord’s Supper for the residents, a long tradition of the Metropolitan’s pastoral ministry and Holy Week schedule.

The Greek American Rehabilitation and Care Center is an state-of-the-art facility which proudly serves the Greater Chicagoland area and its surrounding suburbs. This contemporary facility has 198 beds featuring custom private and semi-private rooms for residents, and boasts a chapel, and gift shop, beauty salon and spa, in addition to customary heatlh-care features. It’s comprehensive services include a full range of rehabilitative therapies. We provide physical, occupational, and speech therapy, as well as long and short term nursing, hospice, memory loss, and vacation care.