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New Parent Classes Offered from NorthShore Health Centers, Babies R Us


NorthShore-BabyNorthShore Health Centers has partnered with Babies R Us to provide classes for new parents!

Breastfeeding 101
Tuesday, October 15, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Join us as a Certified Lactation Consultant offers professional advice and practical tips to help prepare you for a successful nursing experience.

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The Smiles Never End with Cavanaugh and Nondorf Orthodontics


Here is another round of beautiful smiles that were made at Cavanaugh and Nondorf Orthodontics. If you are looking to get some dental work done, give us a call to set up your initial exam so we can make sure that you get the care and quality service that you deserve.

beautiful-smiles

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Alzheimer's Association Launches Early Investigators Research Program


AlzheimersAssociationResearch program will award three Indiana students $2,500

The Alzheimer’s Association is launching an Early Investigators Research Program. This program encourages, recognizes and awards promising research projects in basic biomedical, patient-oriented or social-behavioral research.

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IU Northwest Students to Offer Free Health Screenings on Gleason Path Oct. 3, 24, Nov. 14


‘Healthy Path’ program is public service provided by health services students

rot3Area residents who frequent the walking path at the Gleason Golf Course in Gary, immediately west of Indiana University Northwest, will have the opportunity to get free health screenings between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m., October 3, 24 and November 14.

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Free Health Screenings on Gleason Path Oct. 3, 24, Nov. 14


iunorthwestIU Northwest students to offer free health screenings on Gleason path Oct. 3, 24, Nov. 14

‘Healthy Path’ program is public service provided by health services students.

Area residents who frequent the walking path at the Gleason Golf Course in Gary, immediately west of Indiana University Northwest, will have the opportunity to get free health screenings between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m., October 3, 24 and November 14.

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Nutrition Nibbles Help Desk at Thomas Library


westchester-public-libraryDo you have questions or concerns about your child’s diet? The Nutrition Nibbles Help Desk is for you, then! On Monday evenings through December, from 5-9 pm, Registered Dietetic Technician/Nutritionist Gia DeMartinis will be available at Westchester Public Library’s main branch, Thomas Library, 200 W. Indiana Avenue, Chesterton, in the Children’s Department.

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American Red Cross Urges Public to Fall into the Habit of Year-Round Blood Donation


blood-driveOutside, leaves are changing to a dazzling array of fiery red, brilliant gold and bright orange hues.

Inside the hospitals served by the Indiana-Ohio Blood Services Region of the American Red Cross, blood needs are constant for patients diagnosed with cancer and other serious illnesses; victims of automobile and other accidents; infants born prematurely; and many others.

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Preparing for the Affordable Care Act


westchester-public-libraryThe Affordable Care Act is comprehensive national health reform that goes into effect on January 1, 2014. With open enrollment in the Health Insurance Marketplace beginning on October 1, there are several things you can do now to get ready. Enrollment will run through March 31, 2014.

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Chili's Give Back for Breast Cancer


Katherine-Everly-Walk-for-Breast-CancerI became involved in the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer in 2012 after a coworker was diagnosed with Stage 4 cancer. She is now in remission after a grueling amount of chemo and healing. Immediately after, I joined the Chicago 2012 Avon Walk for Breast Cancer to raise donations and awareness.

After a successful walk of 39.3 miles and raising $5250.00 in donations and support from coworkers and the community, I joined the Avon Walk a second year in Chicago 2013 and raised $2340.00. I also hosted a charity event in La Porte with Wine and Canvas to bring women together for a night of celebration and hope for a cure.

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Celebrating Our First Year: Recognized


RecognizedSince we opened our doors on August 25, 2012, Porter Regional Hospital has continued to advance in our clinical practices and exceed expectations with our achievements on both a regional and national level.

RECOGNIZED.

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Alzheimer's Association to Host Free Program on Warning Signs of Disease October 10th


AlzheimersAssociation“Know the 10 Signs,” a free workshop on detecting the warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease, will be held on Thursday, October 10 from 1 to 2 p.m. The program will be held at the Whiting Community Center, located at 1938 Clark Street in Whiting. There is no fee to attend the session, but registration is requested by contacting the Alzheimer’s Association at 800.272.3900.

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