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Inspiration Wood: Ron’s Oil Journey

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In September of 2017, I attended the doTERRA Global Convention with my wife, Kim and my son, Mark. I had not had much experience with oils but went along to be supportive and learn more about the company that my wife loves so much. The first presentation addressed that despite the increasing expense of healthcare in the U.S., Americans are becoming less healthy. I knew that I was an example of this. My weight was out of control and my health was rapidly declining. But I did not know how to change or if change was even possible anymore.

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StoryPoint of Chesterton to Offer Independent and Enhanced Living Options for Residents

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StoryPoint Senior Living in Chesterton is already providing great activities to the community. Through community outreach, visits from the Friendly Fork food truck, and other fun events, they’re introducing themselves to Northwest Indiana in a big way.

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Community Healthcare System offering Back to School Physicals in 2018

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Cost does not include immunizations, medications and diagnostic tests or follow up. Payment is due at the time of service. Insurance will not be billed for exam. Appointments are required. Please bring school forms.

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Margie Schultz Honored as Duneland Y Senior of the Month


MARGIE_SCHULTZ_HONORED_AS_DUNELAND_Y_SEN-1Marjorie “Margie” Ann Schultz is the Duneland YMCA Senior of the Month. Margie celebrates her senior membership and activities year around, but she’s thrilled to be honored and appreciated this month for her contributions to the Y Senior program. Margie was born on December 10, 1939 in Boone Grove, Indiana and graduated from high school there as well. After high school, she continued her education at Ivy Tech in Valparaiso. In 1961 Margie married Thomas R. Schultz. They had two daughters, Chris Galvin and Debbie Siehert. Both of her daughters live in Portage, Indiana. The Schultz family enjoys traveling. Margie says she treasures memories of trips to Arizona, Mexico, Florida, Connecticut, Missouri, and also extensively touring Indiana.

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Residences at Deer Creek: Outpatient Therapy Services

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The team at Residences at Deer Creek work to Outpatient Therapy Services work with each patient, one on one, to design a rehabilitation therapy program that suits their individual needs. They offer the latest equipment and specially trained therapists to help maintain and optimize overall health and flexibility. These Physical Therapists are experienced in geriatrics and know the challenges seniors face in preserving their mobility.

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Addison Pointe Health & Rehabilitation Center Enjoys Visit from National American Miss Indiana

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Living well is the lifestyle you will find at Addison Pointe Health & Rehabilitation Center in Chesterton. Our well-trained, compassionate staff supervise every aspect of resident's wellness. With 24-hour nursing care, Addison Pointe focuses on the entire spectrum of one's well-being; from their physical and emotional health to their needs for friendship and intellectual stimulation.

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Pocket Technology Provides Instant Report Card for Rehab Patient, Family

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Rehabilitation patients at the hospitals of Community Healthcare System have help in the palm of their hand tracking progress toward their recovery goals. RehabTracker is a phone app that enables the patient to view updates from their therapy team, track progress on areas of functional improvement and share the results with designated friends and family. Through a partnership with Kindred Hospital Rehabilitation Services (KHRS), this app has been made available to Community Healthcare System patients.

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Methodist Hospitals Receives the 2018 Women’s Choice Award as one of America’s Best Breast Centers


rot1Methodist Hospitals has been named one of America’s Best Breast Centers by the Women’s Choice Award, America’s trusted referral source for the best in healthcare. The award signifies that the Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center at Methodist Hospitals is in the top 8% of 4,812 U.S. hospitals offering breast care services.

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Meet Vein and Laser Institute Professional, Dr. Omar Barakat

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At the Vein & Laser Institute, Dr. Omar Barakat has played a profound role in treating those with venous insufficiency. From his compassionate character to his in-depth knowledge of medicine and radiology, Dr. Barakat strives to do his best in serving his patients day in and day out.

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NWI Nephrology Focuses on Patient Care and Education at Merrillville Location

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Finding a quality location for kidney treatment can be paramount in understanding the steps necessary to take care of yourself. The team at NWI Nephrology in Merrillville is consistently striving to provide quality care and education for their patients.

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St. Catherine Hospital Sponsors Kawann Short STEM and Youth Football Camp

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Every summer for the past three years, NFL stars have gathered on the football field at East Chicago Central High School for a camp hosted by alumnus, Kawann Short. Thanks to a partnership with Community Healthcare System’s St. Catherine Hospital, it grew into something beyond simple coaching into a day for training, education, and, most importantly, health.

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