On Thursday March 21st Journey Senior Living in Merrillville hosted a Business After Hours. The invited attendees were from the Schererville Chamber of Commerce, Crossroads Chamber and the Continuity Of Care Association or COCA.
StoryPoint Senior Living is excited to share its newest resident-focused endeavor: The publication of a book, “Old Wise Tales: Life Lessons for Future Generations.” The book will share the stories, poems and more from residents across all communities from StoryPoint and its sister company, Independence Village, including StoryPoint Fort Wayne.
A passion for serving and helping people is what drove Michael Mirochna, M.D., to become the new medical director at Life Care Center of the Willows. Mirochna works hard to build a trusting rapport with his patients at this skilled nursing and rehabilitation center, making sure their questions are always answered and their personalized plans for health and healing are clear and concise.
“I know it sounds cliché, but you get what you give,” said Gale Kritenbrink, licensed practical nurse (LPN) for Life Care Center of Valparaiso. “I’m hoping that one day, when it’s my turn to be cared for, what I’ve given comes back to me.”
As we age, the smallest of falls or the simplest of colds can turn into major health issues, quickly. And, it usually takes longer to recover. Facilities like Addison Pointe Health and Rehabilitation Center like to celebrate when their patients graduate from sickness to health.
Residents, family, and friends got All Shook Up Friday night as Journey Senior Living of Valparaiso rolled out the red carpet to give guests the star treatment for their Elvis is Back in the Building Event.
StoryPoint Chesterton Senior Living is eager to open the doors of its community in Spring 2019. Several robust winter storms in early 2018 resulted in construction delays in order to provide safe working conditions and uphold the integrity of design. StoryPoint Senior Living prides itself on their standards of quality and their responsibility to their partners to only build during safe weather conditions.
Addison Pointe Employee Warms the Staff in Winter Months
The Holiday Season is a time full of happiness and cheer. A time to gather with friends and family to share gifts and good food. For some, celebrating doesn't come as easily. Plenty of our local Seniors either don’t have family close, or because of financial reasons, don’t celebrate like the rest of us. Home Instead Senior Care has come together with local nonprofits and community organizations identify Seniors in our area with this same dilemma. Now here is your chance to help bring the holiday cheer back into a local Senior’s life!
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 living community, 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."
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.