Michael O’Donoghue, M.D., a dermatologist with Franciscan St. Anthony Health-Michigan City, discusses facial aging and skin cancer during a recent Listen Up, Ladies! event at Pottawattomie Country Club in Michigan City. The free program was sponsored by the Franciscan Alliance Spirit of Women healthy living initiative and also included discussions by Chad Glazer, M.D., a Franciscan St. Anthony Health facial plastics specialist, who also addressed aging and skin care; and David Fumo, M.D., a Franciscan St. Anthony Health gastroenterologist, who related methods to treat and prevent heartburn.
The Franciscan Senior Promise club was formed at Franciscan St. Margaret Health in the fall of 2011 to help provide people aged 55 and older up-to-date information on health issues and on how to make healthy life style choices.
On Thursday May 1, Woodland Park was the location for the 2014 Senior Health Fair. Brought to the public by the Mayor's Senior Advisory Committee, the health fair had lots of great information to offer to seniors in the area.
Gloria Smokvina and Carolyn Fetsch-Sojka believe they are part of lasting sisterhood formed at a young age and born of close ties and challenges as students at the former St. Margaret Hospital School of Nursing.