Everyone dreams of being able to find the job that doesn’t feel like work for them. For Sean Tracy, an employee with Independence Village and the StoryPoint Communities, he not only does his hobby for a living, but in doing so, honors veterans in these retirement communities.
While the Chesterton community anxiously awaits the opening of StoryPoint Senior Living, the staff isn’t waiting to get started on great events. Partnering with Addison Pointe next door, StoryPoint offered future residents and seniors in the local community a chance to take an excursion to the new Four Winds Casino in South Bend.
While most senior living facilities strive to create opportunities for their residents to engage and remain active, it’s important to take a step back and make sure seniors are getting the most out of their senior living experience, and their golden years overall. On June 5, Spring Mill Health Campus opened its doors to seniors throughout the Northwest Indiana community to discuss exactly what they expect from their senior healthcare providers. The Senior Executive Luncheon promised food and feedback.
On a Saturday May 19th, Belvedere Senior Housing was able to take part in a huge celebration for one of their residents. Helen Mills marked a huge milestone by reaching her 100th birthday while staying at the facility.
On Thursday night, some of the most influential people in all of the fields of senior care gathered at House of Kobe in Schererville to network and have a good time, all while working to assist one another within their field of senior care. Thanks to Residential Clinical Services, Amada Senior Care, and Clarendale of Schererville, a great time was had by all, a reflection of their dedication to improving the industry.
Journey Senior Living of Valparaiso, Independent Cat Society Team Up to Bring Feline Visitors to Residents
Few things can make people smile more reliably than a visit from friendly, furry pets. The residents at Journey Senior Living of Valparaiso have been experiencing this first hand with visits from the Independent Cat Society and their felines each month.
The first full week of May is National Nurses Week; the time when we all come together to show appreciation for our incredible nursing staff! So in honor of that, we wanted to shine the spotlight on the brilliant Director of Nursing for Journey Senior Living of Valparaiso, Sophia Politakis! Read on below to learn more about her and what makes her such an amazing nurse!
An early morning storm could not keep Extended Care Consulting and many other dauntless supporters from Alzheimer’s & Dementia Services of Northern Indiana’s 18th annual fundraising walk. Held at the Lake County Fairgrounds, the event helped raise funds for programs to support individuals and families facing Alzheimer’s or related dementias.
StoryPoint and their sister company, Independence Village, celebrated a huge win at their National Cookie Madness event last Saturday, April 28th, at Skyline High School in Ann Arbor, MI. The event brought together residents from the final four cookie communities, families, employees and community leaders. The “celebrity panel” included Renee Chodkowski otherwise known as “The Great Foodini”, Mona Shand, Nolan Finley, Sean Tracy and Paul Glantz. These five chose The Fresh Glazed Apple Cookie as the “greatest cookie in the cosmos.”
Family, Friends Gather In Valparaiso’s Central Park to Remember Loved Ones for Annual VNA Stroll for Hospice
Nearly everyone you meet has felt the pain of losing a loved one at some time in their lives. Sunday, the VNA of Northwest Indiana held their 17th annual Stroll for Hospice as both a way to remember and celebrate the memories of those lost loved ones, as well as a way to help the VNA continue their mission of helping families during their most difficult times.