Journey Senior Living of Valparaiso, Independent Cat Society Team Up to Bring Feline Visitors to Residents
Few things can make people smile more reliably than a visit from friendly, furry pets. The residents at Journey Senior Living of Valparaiso have been experiencing this first hand with visits from the Independent Cat Society and their felines each month.
The first full week of May is National Nurses Week; the time when we all come together to show appreciation for our incredible nursing staff! So in honor of that, we wanted to shine the spotlight on the brilliant Director of Nursing for Journey Senior Living of Valparaiso, Sophia Politakis! Read on below to learn more about her and what makes her such an amazing nurse!
Gifting its excellent reputation with a new view, Residences Senior Living introduces Residences at Coffee Creek, a newly constructed collection of private, senior living apartments located in Chesterton, Indiana.
No matter her age, every mother deserves some extra love around Mother’s Day. On May 12, Rittenhouse Village at Valparaiso invited residents’ family members to join them in a celebratory “Coffee with Mom” breakfast.
StoryPoint and their sister company, Independence Village, celebrated a huge win at their National Cookie Madness event last Saturday, April 28th, at Skyline High School in Ann Arbor, MI. The event brought together residents from the final four cookie communities, families, employees and community leaders. The “celebrity panel” included Renee Chodkowski otherwise known as “The Great Foodini”, Mona Shand, Nolan Finley, Sean Tracy and Paul Glantz. These five chose The Fresh Glazed Apple Cookie as the “greatest cookie in the cosmos.”
Family, Friends Gather In Valparaiso’s Central Park to Remember Loved Ones for Annual VNA Stroll for Hospice
Nearly everyone you meet has felt the pain of losing a loved one at some time in their lives. Sunday, the VNA of Northwest Indiana held their 17th annual Stroll for Hospice as both a way to remember and celebrate the memories of those lost loved ones, as well as a way to help the VNA continue their mission of helping families during their most difficult times.
On Wednesday evening Center for Hospice Care gathered at the Hilton Garden Inn in South Bend, Indiana with more than 375 distinguished guests to honor a special volunteer, Sister Carmel Marie Sallows. The recipient of the 34th Annual Helping Hands Award, Sister Carmel has spent the last 20 years volunteering for Center for Hospice Care.
Staff members of Rittenhouse Village at Portage came together at the Bonner Senior Center on Tuesday afternoon to present the Bonner center a donation check.
Life Care Center of Valparaiso has been celebrating some great news lately. The team was recently awarded a 5-star rating by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, an achievement which has generated much excitement around the facility!
The 3 Rittenhouses (Valpo, Portage, & Michigan City) have had a resident Wii Bowling Championship for 3 years.