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Advanced Animal Medical: Taking Steps to Make Vet Visits Fear-Free in NWI

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The good people at Advanced Animal Medical know that a smooth veterinary appointment is essential for ensuring local pets get the help they need. Fortunately, the compassionate professionals in Dyer, Indiana possess the patience and know-how that can make going to the vet a positive experience.

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StoryPoint Senior Living Gears Up For Casino Day With Celebratory Breakfast

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While the Chesterton community anxiously awaits the opening of StoryPoint Senior Living, the staff isn’t waiting to get started on great events. Partnering with Addison Pointe next door, StoryPoint offered future residents and seniors in the local community a chance to take an excursion to the new Four Winds Casino in South Bend.

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Extended Care Hosts Senior Executive Luncheon at Spring Mill Health Campus

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While most senior living facilities strive to create opportunities for their residents to engage and remain active, it’s important to take a step back and make sure seniors are getting the most out of their senior living experience, and their golden years overall. On June 5, Spring Mill Health Campus opened its doors to seniors throughout the Northwest Indiana community to discuss exactly what they expect from their senior healthcare providers. The Senior Executive Luncheon promised food and feedback.

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Franicscan Health: Cancer Survivors Celebrate

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Spirits were high and the weather was clear as a National Cancer Survivors Day event, sponsored by Franciscan Health, was celebrated at a Gary SouthShore Railcats baseball game recently. More than 500 survivors, who were treated at Franciscan Health’s Crown Point, Dyer, Hammond, Munster and Michigan City campuses, were on hand and had a premium view of the game, which the Railcats won, 2-0; in sections 101 and 102 along the third-base line.

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The Vein & Laser Institute Offers a New Non-Surgical Procedure to Treat Uterine Fibroids

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At least half of all American women of reproductive age suffer from symptomatic uterine fibroids. While hysterectomy is an established solution, an increasing number of women with this condition are opting for a less invasive option called Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE).

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Franciscan Health: Hammond FD wins Battle of the Medics


Franciscan-Health-Hammond-FD-wins-Battle-of-the-MedicsTo celebrate Emergency Medical Services Week recently, Franciscan Health Dyer, Hammond and Munster hosted a picnic and the third-annual Battle of the Medics competition on separate days at the campuses. The five-station competition offers three categories: best individual paramedic time, best individual EMT time and best average agency time.

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Helen Mills Celebrates 100th Birthday with Belvedere Senior Housing

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On a Saturday May 19th, Belvedere Senior Housing was able to take part in a huge celebration for one of their residents. Helen Mills marked a huge milestone by reaching her 100th birthday while staying at the facility.

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Addison Pointe Offers Residents Full, Healthy Lives in Chesterton

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When it comes to living a full life, everything from physical, to mental, to emotional health is vitally important. At Addison Pointe Health and Rehabilitation Center in Chesterton, Indiana, all three are given full consideration. With excellent nursing and rehabilitation services as well as engaging community amenities, they are capable of serving nearly every health need and are eager to improve the quality of life for all residents.

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Care, Cuisine and Connecting: A Night Out with RCS, Amada Senior Care, and Clarendale

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On Thursday night, some of the most influential people in all of the fields of senior care gathered at House of Kobe in Schererville to network and have a good time, all while working to assist one another within their field of senior care. Thanks to Residential Clinical Services, Amada Senior Care, and Clarendale of Schererville, a great time was had by all, a reflection of their dedication to improving the industry.

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Journey Senior Living: Facts About Senior Living That Will Surprise You


Journey-Senior-Living-2017-2Read our 9 facts about senior living below, then click on one of our community’s names at the bottom to learn more about how you can begin the next part of your journey!

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Dr. Ron Siegel Brings Mindfulness to Porter-Starke Services’ 2018 Living Health Balance & Hope Symposium

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Early Thursday morning at Harre Union on the Valparaiso University campus, Porter-Starke Services Foundation hosted their 2018 Living Health, Balance & Hope Symposium with special guest Ronald D. Siegel, PsyD. The annual symposium helps educate, advocate, and celebrate mental health and wellness, and features leaders and innovators from the field speaking on a variety of subjects.

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