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Journey Senior Living Hosts Dr. Mark Simaga for Information Session on Alzheimer's and Dementia Diseases


Journey Senior Living of Valparaiso is working every day to weave itself into the fabric of Valparaiso, and often provides community education toward this goal. Thursday, Dr. Mark Simagacame to the facility to present a public program about Alzheimer’s and dementia care.

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La Porte Opioid Study Presentation Shines Light On Possible Solutions


To better understand what they could do to help resolve the opioid epidemic, La Porte residents and officials representing gathered to hear the findings on the crisis from the Health Care Foundation of La Porte.

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A Community’s Healthy Living Program


For nearly two decades, Sibo Llano has devoted her career to the wellbeing of moms and babies at Mental Health America of Lake County. Sibo is the Early Start Coordinator and she is partnering with HealthLinc East Chicago to assist with MHALC’s goal to reduce infant mortality.

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NorthShore Health Centers Celebrate National Chill Out Day with Kona Ice


The NorthShore Health Center of Portage and Kona Ice of the Dunes teamed up on Tuesday afternoon to celebrate this year’s National Chill Out day - the official end to the tax season.

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State Representative Slager Connects with Dyer Nursing and Rehabilitation


The good people of Dyer Nursing and Rehabilitation Center and the Sheffield Manor Assisted Living Residence welcomed Indiana’s District 15 State Representative Hal Slager on Monday afternoon.

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A Medical Practice Focused Entirely on Vein Disease: Centers for Vein Care

Medical-Practice-Focused-Entirely-on-Vein-Disease-Centers-for-Vein-CareVaricose veins are two words we all hope to avoid. However, since one in three people over the age of 45 are affected by vein disease, it’s important to know as much about the condition as possible.

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Don’t Wait to Have the Conversation


It’s an all too common situation. A family is at the bedside of a loved one who is seriously ill and nearing the end of life. Advanced planning had not taken place, and each member of the family has an opposing idea of what should be done.

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Porter Regional Hospital Dedicates April 2018 as Donate Life Month


Giving the gift of life through organ donation is one of the most selfless acts one can do. For the over 120,000 people currently waiting for a transplant, that gift means the world. The medical staff at Porter Regional Hospital knows this fact all to well, which is why they have decided to recognize April as Donate Life Month, an event which they kicked off on Thursday with a flag ceremony.

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Porter Regional Hospital Teams Up with Ivy Tech to Offer 2018 Spring Into Health Fair


The human body is very complex, there are so many systems that can break or decline, sometimes without the operator even realizing something went wrong. Porter Regional Hospital is constantly looking for ways to keep people aware of their health as well as potential problems and ways to prevent them. That is why they partnered with Ivy Tech to host their “Spring into Health” fair, to show people from across the Region that quality care is right in their neighborhood.

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Vein & Laser Institute Offers Nonsurgical Option for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia


A new cutting-edge, minimally invasive treatment is now available in NW Indiana for men looking to treat their enlarged prostate symptoms without the risks and complications associated with surgery.

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Geminus Provides Hope and Raises Awareness through “Stolen Innocence” Conference


On Wednesday, April 4th, Geminus Family Services held their annual conference to raise awareness for child abuse and neglect issues during Child Abuse Prevention Month. This year’s topic was sex trafficking.

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