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Statement from the Family of Senator Mark Kirk

Thursday, May 3, 2012

Statement from the Family of Senator Mark Kirk 

 

CHICAGO - The office of Senator Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) today released the following statement at the request of Senator Kirk's family: 

 

"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.He will continue to work on his recovery as an out-patient at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. He has begun a rigorous walking study program to further his mobility and independence while maintaining his schedule with staff." 

 

"We are grateful for the wonderful doctors and personnel at the RIC for their care of Mark, and to the residents of Illinois who have given him privacy and time to heal. We also thank everyone who has shared their prayers and wishes for his return to the U.S. Senate as soon as possible."

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