A block party brought out the best in Rittenhouse Village at Portage Friday morning. CJ Richard, director of facility operations, said there are about 36 residents who call the village their home. Events like the annual block party, complete with cookout cuisine and desserts, add a lot to the Rittenhouse Village experience.
Community partnerships are important for many businesses to partake in. Whether the reasons are to help others, meet new people or provide a needed service, coming together to assist others is a valuable part of life. On Thursday, the Indiana locations of the Symphony Post Acute Network brought in lunch for the Maria Reiner Center in Hobart.
The majority of us have some kind of relationship or have been touched by the services offered at one of the amazing, friendly senior living residences. As the baby boomer generation moves into their 70’s and older, senior living homes are improving each and every day to house those that need specialized care. Whether it is new technology and treatment plans, modern, independent living arrangements, or fun, engaging activities to engage in, the Northwest Indiana businesses focusing in senior healthcare brings good news to their residents and patients every day.
Indiana University Northwest’s Center for Urban and Regional Excellence offers free workshops for those aged 55 and better through its Senior University program. Workshops take place at various locations on the IU Northwest campus in Gary, Ind.
Tom Gryzbek, Franciscan Health senior vice president and chief operating officer of post-acute care and compliance, was the main speaker at a memorial service Aug. 30 to honor Vanessa Nathan, former manager of Franciscan Health Hammond’s Volunteer Advocates for Seniors and Incapacitated Adults program, which she had run since 2004.
More than 500 attendees were on hand for the 15th annual Franciscan Health-sponsored Senior Citizens Day at the Lake County Fair Aug. 7. The program, in the Senior-Showcase Tent, offered information regarding the Accountable Care Organization, Franciscan Senior Promise, Franciscan Senior Health and Wellness, Franciscan Insurance Services, outpatient services, stroke awareness and palliative care.
Come visit Rittenhouse Village At Portage. Experience why Rittenhouse Village is such a big “Hit.” Schedule a tour of our community between Sunday, June 11th and Saturday, June 17th to receive a pair of Gary South Shore Railcat’s Baseball Tickets.
Roy Miller is the new resident on the block at Symphony of Dyer. He moved to the facility in early 2016 and began settling down in his new home.
A century in the making, Ellen Magerl celebrated her 100th birthday with family and friends April 24 at Hartsfield Village Continuing Care Retirement Community. On hand for the celebration are (left to right) Joan Garritson, Kurt Garritson, Liz Magerl and Jim Ogura.
Education is the movement from darkness to light, according to philosopher Allan Bloom. It is designed to become more aware and to grow in knowledge.
The 17th Annual Portage Senior Health Fair welcomed seniors citizens from around the Northwest Indiana to Woodland Park. The annual health fair brings hundreds of people and vendors together for free health screenings, valuable information about health and wellness, and fun events for everyone to enjoy.