December 30, 2016

One year down, a lifetime to go for 2016’s first baby in Lake County

Courtesy of The Chicago Tribune  •  December 30, 2016 By Javonte Anderson, Post-Tribune There's an unexplainable bond between mother and son. Robyn Johnson, who had her first son a year ago at 34, pauses as she tries to gather the right words to explain the affection she has for her ...Read More
December 30, 2016

POP Foundation Celebrates with Veterans Village

Courtesy of Northwest Indiana Business Quarterly Magazine  •  December 30, 2016 Project Outreach and Prevention on Youth Violence (POP) Foundation, a nonprofit group, founded by Dr. Michael McGee and Dr. Reuben Rutland, partnered with Methodist Hospitals to assist the homeless and low-income veterans at NWI Veterans Village in Gary, IN. ...Read More
December 28, 2016

Foundation donates to rehab center

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana • December 28, 2016 By Times Staff GARY — Methodist Hospitals Foundation has donated a year's supply of daily living necessities to support The Northwest Indiana Salvation Army’s Adult Rehabilitation Center. The supplies included razors, shaving gel, lotion, deodorant, toothbrush and paste, slippers, ...Read More
December 28, 2016

Methodist Hospitals Foundation Donates Supplies to the Northwest Indiana Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center Just in time for the Holidays

Courtesy of ValpoLife.com  •  December 28, 2016 Written by: Methodist Hospitals Methodist Hospitals Foundation donated a one year’s supply of daily living necessities to support the Northwest Indiana Salvation Army’s Adult Rehabilitation Center (ARC) in Gary. The supplies included razors, shaving gel, lotion, deodorant, toothbrush and paste, slippers, combs, soap ...Read More
December 28, 2016

Methodist Hospitals Foundation Donates Supplies to the Northwest Indiana Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center Just in time for the Holidays

Courtesy of NWIndianaLife.com • December 28, 2016 Written by: Methodist Hospitals Methodist Hospitals Foundation donated a one year’s supply of daily living necessities to support the Northwest Indiana Salvation Army’s Adult Rehabilitation Center (ARC) in Gary. The supplies included razors, shaving gel, lotion, deodorant, toothbrush and paste, slippers, combs, soap ...Read More
December 25, 2016

Christmas no holiday for some

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana • December 25, 2016 By Lu Ann Franklin, Times Correspondent Traditions abound to celebrate Christmas and, while most workers have today off, many people are on the job to provide everything from medical care to helping stranded motorists. Some volunteer to work on ...Read More
December 23, 2016

Casino funds cover shortfall, Gary road projects

Courtesy of Chicago Tribune • December 23, 2016 02:27 pm By Gregory Tejeda, Post-Tribune Gary Common Council members have approved covering a shortfall of almost $50,000 in Youth Services Bureau programs with casino funds. City Controller Celita Green said the transfer was needed to ensure that the bureau's 2016 budget ...Read More
December 23, 2016

Study reveals NWI’s greatest health needs

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana • December 23, 2016 By Giles Bruce MERRILLVILLE — Northwest Indiana's greatest health needs include reducing diabetes and obesity and increasing treatment for substance abuse and mental health. That's according to the results of community health needs assessments conducted by the Region's nonprofit ...Read More
December 23, 2016

Fitness Events

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana • December 23, 2016 Chesterton Christmas Eve Jingle Bell Run DEC. 24, 8 a.m., Chesterton Library Service Center, 200 W. Indiana Ave., Chesterton. eventbrite.com. This free, festive fun run benefits the Westchester Neighbors Food Pantry. Participants are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items ...Read More
December 22, 2016

Neighbors briefs

Courtesy of Chicago Tribune • December 22, 2016 Free Christmas dinner Friday in Gary The Gift of Warmth, a collaboration between Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity and SS Monica and Luke Church, will hold its annual free Christmas dinner for those in need from noon to 1 p.m. Friday at the ...Read More
December 19, 2016

Santa’s Workshop helps struggling working families bring Christmas joy

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana • December 19, 2016 By Lu Ann Franklin, Times Correspondent GRIFFITH — North Pole cold greeted guests outside Santa’s Workshop Sunday, but inside everything was jolly and bright. The Lake Area United Way’s first Santa’s Workshop for Struggling Working Families held at the ...Read More
December 18, 2016

Salvation Army’s Angel Tree Program a holiday tradition at Methodist Hospitals

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana • December 18, 2016 By Times Staff Methodist Hospitals’ employees from both campuses joined together once again in the spirit of the holidays to provide gifts to children in need. Employees teamed up with the Salvation Army to donate 250 Angels for their ...Read More
December 18, 2016

National retailers give back to the community

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana • Dec 18, 2016 By Bob Moulesong A store can be both national and local. It might be part of a large, corporate chain, but the retailer is staffed with local people who care about their community. These national chains reach out and ...Read More
December 16, 2016

NWI surgeon on how to treat adult scoliosis

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana  • December 16, 2016 By Dr. Ashish Patel, Methodist Hospitals Scoliosis is well-known as the most common spinal condition among children and adolescents. However, many people do not know that scoliosis affects adults in greater numbers. In fact, a 2005 study conducted by ...Read More
December 16, 2016

12 tips for having happy holidays in NWI

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana • December 16, 2016 By Giles Bruce It's that most wonderful, er, stressful time of year. It's easy to get mentally overwhelmed during the holidays, from trying to spoil your family with gifts to preparing big meals to overindulging in food and drinks. ...Read More
December 14, 2016

Salvation Army’s Angel Tree Program a Holiday Tradition at Methodist Hospitals

Courtesy of NWIndianaLife.com • December 14, 2016 By Methodist Hospitals Methodist Hospitals’ employees from both campuses joined together once again in the spirit of the holidays to provide gifts to children in need. Employees teamed up with the Salvation Army to donate 250 Angels for their Angel Tree Program, 100 ...Read More
December 14, 2016

Salvation Army’s Angel Tree Program a Holiday Tradition at Methodist Hospitals

Courtesy of ValpoLife.com • December 14, 2016 By Methodist Hospitals Methodist Hospitals’ employees from both campuses joined together once again in the spirit of the holidays to provide gifts to children in need. Employees teamed up with the Salvation Army to donate 250 Angels for their Angel Tree Program, 100 ...Read More
December 14, 2016

Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center Employee Spotlight: Jennifer Sanders

Courtesy of NWIndianaLife.com • December 14, 2016 By Jessica Campbell Jennifer Sanders could talk two hours straight about the achievements, the goals, the awesome staff, and on and on of the Methodist Hospitals, where she works as the manager of the Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center. On the other side, ...Read More
December 14, 2016

Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center Employee Spotlight: Jennifer Sanders

Courtesy of ValpoLife.com • December 14, 2016 By Jessica Campbell Jennifer Sanders could talk two hours straight about the achievements, the goals, the awesome staff, and on and on of the Methodist Hospitals, where she works as the manager of the Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center. On the other side, ...Read More
December 14, 2016

Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center Employee Spotlight: Jennifer Sanders

Courtesy of PortageLife.com • December 14, 2016 By Jessica Campbell Jennifer Sanders could talk two hours straight about the achievements, the goals, the awesome staff, and on and on of the Methodist Hospitals, where she works as the manager of the Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center. On the other side, ...Read More
December 14, 2016

Want a glimpse into the possible future of Medicaid? Head to Indiana

Courtesy of STAT • December 14, 2016 By Andrew Joseph GARY, Ind. — To better understand what the future of Medicaid could look like, you might come to Indiana. Once you’re here, you might ask someone like Richard Ullrich Jr., who works in a bottling plant, what kind of plan ...Read More