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Symphony Post Acute Network Brings Lunch to Maria Reiner Center

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Community partnerships are important for many businesses to partake in. Whether the reasons are to help others, meet new people or provide a needed service, coming together to assist others is a valuable part of life. On Thursday, the Indiana locations of the Symphony Post Acute Network brought in lunch for the Maria Reiner Center in Hobart.

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Partners of Life: Best of Senior Care Round Up

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The majority of us have some kind of relationship or have been touched by the services offered at one of the amazing, friendly senior living residences. As the baby boomer generation moves into their 70’s and older, senior living homes are improving each and every day to house those that need specialized care. Whether it is new technology and treatment plans, modern, independent living arrangements, or fun, engaging activities to engage in, the Northwest Indiana businesses focusing in senior healthcare brings good news to their residents and patients every day.

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Franciscan Health Hammond: Vanessa Nathan Will Long Be Remembered


Franciscan-health-Vanessa-nathan-memorialTom Gryzbek, Franciscan Health senior vice president and chief operating officer of post-acute care and compliance, was the main speaker at a memorial service Aug. 30 to honor Vanessa Nathan, former manager of Franciscan Health Hammond’s Volunteer Advocates for Seniors and Incapacitated Adults program, which she had run since 2004.

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Crowd Has More Than Fair Time at Franciscan Health Senior Citizens Day


Crowd-Has-More-Than-Fair-Time-at-Franciscan-Health-Senior-Citizens-Day-2017_01More than 500 attendees were on hand for the 15th annual Franciscan Health-sponsored Senior Citizens Day at the Lake County Fair Aug. 7. The program, in the Senior-Showcase Tent, offered information regarding the Accountable Care Organization, Franciscan Senior Promise, Franciscan Senior Health and Wellness, Franciscan Insurance Services, outpatient services, stroke awareness and palliative care.

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Roy Miller of Symphony of Dyer Gets to Know His Neighbors

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Roy Miller is the new resident on the block at Symphony of Dyer. He moved to the facility in early 2016 and began settling down in his new home.

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Hartsfield Village Resident Ellen Magerl Celebrates 100th Birthday

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A century in the making, Ellen Magerl celebrated her 100th birthday with family and friends April 24 at Hartsfield Village Continuing Care Retirement Community. On hand for the celebration are (left to right) Joan Garritson, Kurt Garritson, Liz Magerl and Jim Ogura.

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17th Annual Portage Senior Health Fair Showcases Products, Services for Northwest Indiana Seniors

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The 17th Annual Portage Senior Health Fair welcomed seniors citizens from around the Northwest Indiana to Woodland Park. The annual health fair brings hundreds of people and vendors together for free health screenings, valuable information about health and wellness, and fun events for everyone to enjoy.

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Doggone Cute Puppies Are a Tough Act to Follow at Hartsfield Village Continuing Care Community


Doggone-Cute-Puppies-Are-a-Tough-Act-to-Follow-at-Hartsfield-Village-Continuing-Care-CommunityPlayful pups from the Humane Society of the Calumet Area are a welcome sight for patients and residents at Hartsfield Village Rehabilitation Center. Recently, Shelter Director Todd Howard brought a couple of frisky dogs to brighten the seniors’ day.

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Symphony of Chesterton Offers Education to Veterans on Entitled Benefits with Seminar

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When you have the information, you have the responsibility to share it. That is how Angela Boland views the services offered by the Symphony of Chesterton: To educate the community and provide the support and benefits they are entitled to.

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St. Mary Medical Center Crowns Cardiac King, Queen During Cardiac Rehabilitation Week


St-Mary-Medical-Center-Crowns-Cardiac-King-Queen-DuringIn recognition of the 2017 Cardiac Rehabilitation Week, Feb. 12 to 18, Jim Campagna and Margaret Hansen were crowned the “King and Queen of Hearts” during a special celebration at St. Mary Medical Center. Both Campagna and Hansen are active members of the hospital’s cardiopulmonary rehabilitation program.

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'Cold Blooded Creatures' Visit Symphony of Chesterton


Symphony-of-Chesterton-Cold-Blooded-Creatures-01If you were to ask the average joe "What are the chances of there being a twelve foot Alligator in Chesterton Indiana?" He would probably say " Slim to none!". But guess again! Last Friday at symphony of Chesterton there was a twelve foot Alligator, Albino Python, Tortoise and Iguana visiting the residents, guests and staff at Symphony!

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