Garry Brady - Rennselaer Care Center

Dr. Garry Brady and his service dog Duke.

RENSSELAER — Dr. Garry Brady is joining the care team at Rensselaer Care Center, a skilled nursing and rehabilitation center, as an attending physician.

Brady will be working with Dr. Patrick Sheets, medical director, and rounding at Rensselaer Care Center at least weekly.

Born and raised in Pulaski County, Brady practices out of Sheets’ office in Rensselaer and has worked in nursing homes for two years – one year as a staff physician and one year as a medical director. He earned his doctor of osteopathy degree from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Erie, Pennsylvania.

Brady is a veteran, serving in the Air Force and Army for 29 years. He served a tour in Afghanistan, where he flew medivac and ran clinics for soldiers. He retired from the military in 2014.

Married with two children and four grandbabies, Brady also has a service dog, Duke, who accompanies him on rounds. Duke was a rescue from a forest fire.

Rensselaer Care Center, located at 1309 E. Grace St., is one of 15 skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities in Indiana managed by Life Care Centers of America.

Founded in 1976, Life Care is a nationwide health care company. With headquarters in Cleveland, Tennessee, Life Care manages more than 200 nursing, post-acute and Alzheimer’s centers in 28 states. For more information about Life Care, visit