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Center for Hospice Care's "Journeys in Healing" Exhibit and Auction explores grief and art

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Grief is a complex process and no two people deal with it in the same way. Few understand that quite like Center for Hospice Care (CHC), the area's largest non-profit hospice provider that offers bereavement programs at no charge to anyone in their service area. One of those programs is the After Images Art Counseling Program, during which grieving participants create artwork with the support and guidance of an artist and professional counselor.

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Volunteer advocates for needy adults in Lake County are sworn in


2019--fhThe Volunteer Advocates for Seniors and Incapacitated Adults (VASIA) organization of Franciscan Health Hammond welcomed 11 new members during a swearing-in ceremony recently with Lake Superior Court Judge Bruce Parent and Probate Commissioner America McAlpin.

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June dates set for blood drives at Franciscan Health


2019-blooddriveFranciscan Health will host several Heartland blood drives in June. Appointments are encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome and will be seen if the schedule permits. Photo ID is required. Eat a healthy meal and drink plenty of water before donating. For more information about these drives or to schedule an appointment, visit www.heartlandbc.org or call 800-7-TO-GIVE.

    • Wednesday, June 5, 9 AM to 2 PM, Franciscan Physician Network Hammond Clinic, mobile coach, 7905 Calumet Ave., Munster. Donors will receive an official NFL licensed Chicago Bears hat while supplies last.
    • Thursday, June 6, noon to 4 PM, Franciscan Health Dyer, 4th Floor – Classroom G, 24 Joliet Street, Dyer. Donors will receive an official NFL licensed Chicago Bears hat...

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VNA of NWI Forever Society to present Contingency Notebook workshop


vna-logoThe public is invited to attend a Contingency Notebook workshop on Monday, April 29th from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Porter County Public Library—Portage Branch, 2665 Irving Street in Portage. The workshop is sponsored by the VNA Forever Society of the Visiting Nurse Association of NWI.

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Cancer Resource Centre in Munster Offers Free Music Wellness Classes for Cancer Patients, Caregivers

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If you listen carefully, you may hear the sound of music coming from the Cancer Resource Centre in Munster every first and third Monday of the month. The Centre is offering free Music Wellness classes to cancer patients and their caregivers.

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La Porte Hospital - Need to See the Doctor? Check in Online and Do the Waiting at Home!

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La Porte Physicians Urgent Care is turning your living room into your own private waiting room, with a convenient online check-in service. InQuicker online check-in is now available at laportehealth.com

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La Porte Hospital - Preventive Care is Investing in Your Future


LaPortepreventivecare2017Perhaps one of the best investments we can make is taking charge of our health. And while we can’t always control what our bodies will do, especially when it comes to genetics, there are several steps we can take to help detect and prevent diseases.

The providers with La Porte Physician Network are here to help patients decide what screenings and immunizations they need at different points in their lives. Here are some to consider. La Porte Physician Network accepts most insurance, Medicare and Medicaid, and many services may be covered at no cost to you. Visit laportehealth.com and click on Find a Doctor today.

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Blood Pressure – Keeping your blood pressure within a healthy range can help you avoid heart and vascular disease in the future. Conditions like heart attack, stroke, clogged arteries, and heart...

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Mobile Health Unit to Distribute Take-Home Colon Cancer Awareness Kits


colorectal-la-porte-hospitalThe Mobile Health Unit of La Porte Hospital will be out in the community throughout March to educate on colorectal cancer prevention during National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Take-home test kits will be available.

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St. Catherine Hospital Brings The Heart Truth Campaign to East Chicago During National Wear Red Day Observance 2017

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To raise awareness that heart disease is the number one health threat among women, St. Catherine Hospital is partnering on Friday, Feb. 3, with Multicultural Wellness Network/MOTTEP and Healthy East Chicago to host The Heart Truth® campaign.

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Count on Porter’s CareExpress Urgent Care Centers for Prompt Care of Minor Illnesses and Injuries

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When you need to see a doctor but you can’t get an appointment until next week, what do you do? Take the next available opening? Go to the ER? Decide to tough it out? With Porter’s CareEXPRESS Urgent Care Centers you now have another choice – a smart, cost-effective and convenient one.

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We’re On Top at Porter

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By focusing on quality care for our patients, and by always striving to do what’s right, Porter has earned “Top Performer” recognition for the second year in a row.

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