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Live Cooking demo at StoryPoint


Upcoming neighbors of StoryPoint Chesterton were invited for brunch and ‘Live’ cooking demonstration to determine general preferences among the residents. Angela Palmer, Executive Chef at the senior care facility, gave a preview of food that will be served on top of the un-matched dedication to service as well.

“The plan for today was to have my initial introduction to the people our future residents at StoryPoint Chesterton,” said Palmer. "We wanted to give them a little tiny showcase of the food. More importantly, I wanted to have an opportunity to talk to them and get a sense of what food is to them."

2018storypoint2Steve Beigle, son of future StoryPoint Chesterton resident, expressed his love for the...

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Love Motivates Caretakers and Alzheimer's Association Greater Indiana Chapter

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“Love is the reason that caregivers support family members with Alzheimer's disease,” Natalie Sutton said.

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Life Care Center of Valparaiso Offers Senior Healthcare Knowledge and Options at 2018 Health Fair

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Northwest Indiana is so densely packed with resources for seniors, that finding the best resources suited for you or a family member’s needs can seem overwhelming. On Tuesday, Life Care Center of Valparaiso looked to make things simpler for seniors and their families by hosting a health fair that gathered local leaders in senior health and service providers.

Life Care Center of Valparaiso is a 24-skilled nursing facility that focuses on speedy inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation programs. Their staff works closely to build strong relationships with their patients, often helping them find the information best suited to an individual’s specific needs. The health fair was their way of introducing other members of the Region’s healthcare community to their patients, families, and Valpo at large.

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School of Echocardiography Celebrates 2018 Class of Graduates


School-of-Echocardiography-Celebrates-2018-Class-of-GraduatesThe Franciscan Health St. Anthony School of Echocardiography Class of 2018 was honored during a graduation program on Nov. 9 at the Marian Education Center at Franciscan Health Crown Point.

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What Chiropractic Patients Want To Know About Frozen Shoulder Syndrome


article-203-frozen-shoulderThe shoulder bears the brunt of a lot of work even in day to day activity. When something goes wrong, it can dramatically impact a person’s quality of life. The joint itself is quite complex with a wide range of motion and that ability can become compromised due to overuse, injury, or age. The goal of the chiropractor is to keep the shoulder moving naturally and ensuring that it is pain free. Frozen shoulder syndrome is one common condition that affects the shoulder, limiting mobility and causing pain. Chiropractic is an effective treatment that helps patients regain range of motion and decrease or eliminate their pain.

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What Consumers Need To Know About Specialty Benefits


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People looking to save money on health care costs might consider skipping specialty benefits such as vision, dental or disability during open enrollment, the time each fall when millions of Americans, including Northwestern Indiana residents, select or switch their health benefits for 2019.

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Franciscan Health of Michigan City, Beacon Health Systems Announce $21.6 Million Hospital Project in La Porte

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Representatives of Beacon Health System and Franciscan Health welcomed local residents and city officials to the blessing and groundbreaking celebration of the new, $21.6 million Franciscan Beacon Hospital project.

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Seniors Get Screenings, Snacks and Vital Information at Chesterton Health Fair


Seniors-Get-Screenings-Snacks-and-Vital-Information-at-Chesterton-Health-Fair_01 A Senior Health and Wellness Fair sponsored by Franciscan ACO attracted in excess of 120 community members to Chesterton’s Sand Creek Country Club on Nov. 7.

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Franciscan Health Michigan City Recognized for Heart Center


rot6The Heart Center at Franciscan Health Michigan City has been awarded as a Blue Distinction Center for Cardiac Care by Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield. The Heart Center has maintained this distinction since 2016.

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Addison Pointe & Rehabilitation Center's Exceptional Service Receives Praise from Patients and Their Families

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Whether you’re a family member of a potential resident, it’s never too early to start thinking about senior living and care. Taking the time to plan for this step can enhance the quality of life until that point and provide reassurance for those about to start. At Addison Pointe Health and Rehabilitation, this portion of life is considered the most important, as they focus their staff and facility to provide the highest quality of living. If you are considering or even thinking about senior care and living, here is a chance to read testimonials from patients and family members who have received exceptional service from Addison Pointe.

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4 Tips To Staying Healthy No Matter What Season It Is


article-202-staying-healthySome people find it easier to engage in certain healthy activities during different times of the year. For instance, they may enjoy the fresh produce of summer, or going for a run during the cooler days of fall. However, there are some things you can do to stay healthy regardless of the season. These are some good habits you can cultivate and develop for good health, rain or shine, cool weather or warm. By incorporating these four practices into your daily routine you are very likely to see much less of your doctor and enjoy your life a whole lot more.

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