November 26, 2017

Volunteer Spotlight: Inspiring volunteer manager with Meals on Wheels obtains college degree at 59

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana • November 26, 2017 06:00 am By Carrie Steinweg, Times Correspondent Twice a week she holds training sessions for potential volunteers. She covers the history of the agency and its mission and then talks to the trainees about what type of commitment they ...Read More
November 25, 2017

Survivor Series – Cancer Survivors in the Region: Stacey Smith

Courtesy of NWIndianaLife.com  •  November 25, 2017 By Andrew Rowe After moving from East St. Louis in 1990, Stacey Smith has come to love the melting pot that is Northwest Indiana in the nearly three decades that she’s called Gary her home. So when Stacey was diagnosed with breast cancer ...Read More
November 23, 2017

Franciscan Alliance acquires hospital site in Hobart

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana • November 23, 2017 By Giles Bruce Franciscan Alliance has acquired a 35,000-square-foot hospital site in Hobart. The hospital system, one of the Region's largest, bought the former location of Hind General Hospital for an undisclosed price, announced McColly Bennett Commercial. “We had ...Read More
November 22, 2017

Doctors offer tips to stay healthy and happy during the holidays

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana • November 22, 2017 By Carrie Rodovich, Times Correspondent The holidays are rapidly approaching, which means more parties, more food, more germs, and less sleep. But doctors offer easy tips and tricks to keep you healthy and thriving throughout the season. Dr. Thomas ...Read More
November 18, 2017

Crossroads Chamber of Commerce Becomes “Best Gin Joint In Region” for Annual Gala at Avalon Manor

Courtesy of NWIndianaLife.com • November 18, 2017 By Dan Petreikis The Crossroads Chamber of Commerce proved once more that they can not only help to drive local economic growth and recognize persons of significant distinction in the region - they can throw a pretty mean party, too. Continuing the culture ...Read More
November 15, 2017

Methodist Hospitals Honors Dedicated Volunteers at Annual Volunteer Service Awards

Courtesy of NWIndianaLife.com  •  November 15, 2017 Written by Jennifer Bissonnette On Wednesday, Methodist Hospitals hosted their annual Volunteer Service Awards at Innsbrook Country Club in Merrillville. The banquet, which honors volunteers who have given their hours of time throughout the year, served a delicious lunch and provided entertainment from Wolffgang. ...Read More
November 14, 2017

Doctors offer tips to stay healthy and happy during the holidays

Courtesy of Indiana Gazette • November 14, 2017 Written by Carrie Rodovich, Times Correspondent The holidays are rapidly approaching, which means more parties, more food, more germs, and less sleep. But doctors offer easy tips and tricks to keep you healthy and thriving throughout the season. Dr. Thomas Sleweon, medical ...Read More
November 10, 2017

Study: Indiana is 10th fattest state in the country

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana • November 10, 2017 Written by Giles Bruce Indiana is the 10th most overweight state, according to a study by the website WalletHub. In the report, the state ranked eighth in health consequences, 15th in overweight and obesity prevalence, and 16th in food ...Read More
November 9, 2017

Rooftop garden feeds residents at Veterans Village

Courtesy of Chicago Tribune. • November 9, 2017 Written by Karen Caffarini, Post-Tribune John Mesman said he's been farming and canning the fruits of his labor his whole life. These days, the Highland native and Army veteran tends to the raised garden that snakes around the rooftop of his current ...Read More
November 1, 2017

Low-Dose CT Lung Cancer Screenings Offered at Methodist Hospitals During Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Courtesy of NWIndianaLife.com  •  November 1, 2017 Written by Methodist Hospitals November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. To help raise awareness about lung cancer Methodist Hospitals is offering Low-Dose Computer Tomography (CT) Lung Cancer screenings for $49. Low-Dose CT Lung Cancer Screenings are now covered by Medicare and most insurance ...Read More