December 31, 2019

NW Indiana Community Hospitals latest to set up visitor flu restrictions

Courtesy of The Post-Tribune Written by Meredith Colias-Pete Community Hospitals is the latest health care chain to announce flu restrictions for visitors, joining Franciscan Health and Porter Regional Hospital. Children under 12, and anyone with flu-like symptoms are not allowed to visit patients, the rules state. No more than two ...Read More
December 27, 2019

New year, new you

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana Written by Bob Moulesong, Times Correspondent With Christmas in the rear-view mirror, many of us look at the beginning of a new year as a time of analyzing what went well and what we want to change. For many, changes include a better ...Read More
December 27, 2019

Making a Difference: Methodist Hospitals Foundation donates living necessities to the Northwest Indiana Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center

Courtesy of Northwest Indiana Business Magazine Written by Larry Avila Methodist Hospitals Foundation continued its holiday tradition of donating a one-year supply of daily living necessities to support the Northwest Indiana Salvation Army’s Adult Rehabilitation Center in Gary. The donation included razors, shaving gel, lotion, deodorant, toothbrush and paste, slippers, ...Read More
December 24, 2019

Giving the gift of life is best Christmas ever

Courtesy of The Gary 411 Takisha Ross's son saved the lives of 4 people in need of organ transplants Takisha Ross and Shelecta 'Shay' Weldy bonded more than 2 years ago but had their first meeting Monday at Methodist Hospitals' Northlake Campus Honor Walk and Gift of Hope recognition ceremony. ...Read More
December 23, 2019

Heart recipient, donor family, reunited during Gift of Hope Honor Walk at Methodist Hospitals Northlake Campus

Courtesy of NWI Life Written by Sergio Valdes “This is an opportunity to rewrite tragic stories.” These words continuously rang out during the Gift of Hope Honor Walk at Methodist Hospitals Northlake Campus. Honor Walks are typically held on the day the organ donation takes place, before a donor’s organ ...Read More
December 23, 2019

Methodist Hospitals Foundation donates supplies to the Northwest Indiana Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center just in time for the New Year

Methodist Hospitals Foundation continued its holiday tradition of donating 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 and shampoo – many items we ...Read More
December 23, 2019

Top 10 Health Articles on NWI.Life in 2019

Courtesy of NWI Life We published hundreds of articles on the NWI.Life Health Section this past year. Saved lives, notable symposiums, and stories of people doing great things were all fair game for sharing. With so many notable events in Northwest Indiana, it’s no wonder we had so many stories to choose ...Read More
December 18, 2019

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

Courtesy of The Chronicle 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 177 Angels for their Angel Tree Program. Each angel represents one child. This program ...Read More
December 18, 2019

Methodist Hospitals’ employees donate to 177 angels

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana Methodist Hospitals’ employees from the Merrillville and Gary 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 177 Angels for their Angel Tree Program. Each ...Read More
December 17, 2019

Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center introduces new high-risk assessment program

Courtesy of NWI Life Written by Julia Demma So many variables, including family history, are part of determining the risk of having breast cancer, and trying to navigate them all on your own can be complicated. Thanks to a program at the Northwest Indiana Breast Care Center at Methodist Hospitals, ...Read More
December 13, 2019

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

Courtesy of NWI Life 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 177 Angels for their Angel Tree Program. Each angel represents one child.  This program ...Read More
December 9, 2019

McColly Charities make realty firm’s mark on the Region

Courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana Written by Jane Ammeson, Times correspondent McColly Real Estate is more than a top agency in the Region. It is also a force in philanthropy, says Rhonda McColly-Fleener, the real estate firm's chief operating officer. The company, founded by her father 45 years ...Read More
December 5, 2019

Methodist Hospitals gives back this holiday with Angel Tree Drive and free holiday meals

Courtesy of NWI Life Written by Curtis Hankins With the holiday season in full gear, Methodist Hospitals set aside some time to give back to the community and their staff members with two memorable events. All through the week, Methodist Hospitals invited their employees to enjoy a free holiday meal. ...Read More