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Rittenhouse of Portage Celebrates St. Patrick's Day With Corn Beef and Cabbage Dinner

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To the sound of gentle live harp music, people from Bonner Senior Center, and Maria Reiner Senior Center gathered at Rittenhouse Village Portage to enjoy a meal of corned beef and cabbage for a great cause. 

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Symphony of Chesterton Offers Education to Veterans on Entitled Benefits with Seminar

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When you have the information, you have the responsibility to share it. That is how Angela Boland views the services offered by the Symphony of Chesterton: To educate the community and provide the support and benefits they are entitled to.

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St. Mary Medical Center Crowns Cardiac King, Queen During Cardiac Rehabilitation Week


St-Mary-Medical-Center-Crowns-Cardiac-King-Queen-DuringIn recognition of the 2017 Cardiac Rehabilitation Week, Feb. 12 to 18, Jim Campagna and Margaret Hansen were crowned the “King and Queen of Hearts” during a special celebration at St. Mary Medical Center. Both Campagna and Hansen are active members of the hospital’s cardiopulmonary rehabilitation program.

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'Cold Blooded Creatures' Visit Symphony of Chesterton


Symphony-of-Chesterton-Cold-Blooded-Creatures-01If you were to ask the average joe "What are the chances of there being a twelve foot Alligator in Chesterton Indiana?" He would probably say " Slim to none!". But guess again! Last Friday at symphony of Chesterton there was a twelve foot Alligator, Albino Python, Tortoise and Iguana visiting the residents, guests and staff at Symphony!

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Best Ways to Stay Healthy: Senior Style

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According to AARP, you’re a senior when you hit 50. But just like 50 is only a number, being a senior is nothing but a state of mind. If it means a department store discount or a cheaper hotel room, count me in. If it means “acting old,” forget it!

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It’s All in the Details: the Symphony of Dyer Provides Top Notch Amenities and Hospitality to Guests

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The Symphony of Dyer is always moving forward. As one of the newest medical resorts in Northwest Indiana, Symphony of Dyer offers more than the average rehabilitation and senior living programs.

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Medicare Open Enrollment Opportunity to Review, Change Plan


PCACS-Medicare-Open-Enrollment-Opportunity-to-Review-Change-PlanMedicare participants can change their plans during the annual Medicare Open Enrollment period through Dec. 7.

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Franciscan Health Dyer: New Wellness Center Keeps Seniors Healthy, Home


Franciscan-Health-Dyer-New-Wellness-Center-Keeps-Seniors-Healthy-HomeFranciscan Senior Health and Wellness aims to keep seniors in their homes and out of nursing homes and hospitals.

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Franciscan Health: Seniors Shown the Path to Healthier Living


Franciscan-Health-Seniors-Shown-the-Path-to-Healthier-LivingSamuel West, MD, of Franciscan Physician Network, addresses the topic, Pathway to Healthy Living, during a Franciscan Health-sponsored, free Senior Health and Wellness Fair recently at the Stardust Event Center at Blue Chip Casino in Michigan City.

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Franciscan Alliance Hosts Health and Wellness Theme of Senior Program


Franciscan-Alliance-Senior-ClassesRachael Hofer, an instructor at Franciscan Omni Health & Fitness in Chesterton, demonstrates a sitting relaxation exercise to participants at a Senior Health and Wellness Fair, offered by the Franciscan Alliance Accountable Care Organization, at the Briar Ridge Country Club in Schererville Sept. 14. She told the group that even a small amount of exercise is beneficial, and that it can be built upon over time to increase the benefits.

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Rittenhouse Village of Portage Welcomes New Program Coordinator and Assistant Director of Nursing

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The new Program Coordinator and Assistant Director of Nursing at Rittenhouse in Portage, Nancy Colemen has been working in the medical field for over 40 years. Her career began as a CNA and her passion for helping people started when she was just 10 years old.

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