Nursing homes can often feel clinical or boring, and that may negatively impact the mindset of their residents. Park Place of St. John is looking to change all of that with their “Small House” model of care. In providing skilled nursing in a Small House designed to feel just like home, they are leading the charge in a healthcare revolution.
Residences at Deer Creek has an amazing list of activities for their residents to partake in each month. From those in memory care to those in the general population, they host a variety of great activities to keep seniors active and engaged in their community. With everything from exercise to brain teasers, there’s something for everyone at this senior care facility.
Congratulations to the Member of the Week for Jan. 1-5, 2018. Journey Senior Living of Valparaiso is a full service Assisted Living and Memory Care community serving Valparaiso and surrounding communities. Their brand new state-of-the-art community opening EARLY 2018 is conveniently located near the intersection of US 6 & IN-49 in Valparaiso, Indiana.
NW Indiana Rusty Strings lets string players shine in a community orchestra that features musicians across Northwest Indiana.
In an effort to foster holiday cheer, StoryPoint Rockford partnered with McBride Studios and Rockford High School’s broadcasting studio, Beyond the Rock, to produce a holiday music video. The so-called “Holiday Together” project launched in early fall of 2017. The idea began with a desire to have the staff and residents of StoryPoint Rockford work in collaboration with the Beyond the Rock high school students to produce an intergenerational art project.
The holidays bring scattered families together -- giving adult children the perfect opportunity to closely inspect how aging parents are managing. It's not by chance that calls to Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care communities spike just after the holidays. This is when families detect hints of trouble or see catastrophes on the horizon.
Each year, the VNA uses the holidays and it’s spirit of giving to shed light on their Christmas for the Elderly drive. With a focused effort on raising funds for the cause, the spirit of giving shines through during the colder months of the year.
On Thursday morning, Valparaiso’s newest senior living facility, Journey Senior Living, hosted a coffee and conversation talk at the Hilton Garden Inn in Chesterton to introduce people to their mission. The talk, led by Journey Senior Living President Blair Minton, highlighted the positive aspects of the upcoming facility and fielded questions from those in attendance.
The healthcare world can be difficult to navigate, however with the Continuity of Care Association’s (COCA) monthly networking meetings, healthcare workers can rest easy knowing they are connected and updated with the latest in the field.
On Tuesday night, the Residences at Deer Creek hosted a delicious and exciting event for residents: a pie contest! The evening was filled with unique, tasty, and mouthwatering pies, each made with a little love.
A genuine “thank you,” and hand shake is enough to light up almost any veteran’s face, however the staff at Residences at Deer Creek in Schererville went the extra mile to show how much they are appreciated in Northwest Indiana.