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Public Open House for New Franciscan Health Michigan City Hospital Includes Health Screenings for Adults, Entertainment for Kids

Franciscan-Health-Michigan-CIty-Open-House-2018Family-friendly activities will welcome the public to a glimpse of the future of healthcare at the new Franciscan Health Michigan City hospital during an open house celebration from noon to 4 PM on Saturday, Dec. 8.

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UnitedHealthcare Offers Full Suite of Options for Companies Large and Small


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How do you manage costs when it comes to health care? According to Mike Telesky, Vice President of Key Account Sales and Account Management at UnitedHealthcare, you create a culture of health ownership. Health ownership not only empowers people to make better decisions about their health, but makes sure they are well-informed and present for decisions involving their health and future.

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For over the past 2 decades, Justin Savich has had a passion for helping people reach their potential with their physical bodies. Since he was in high school he knew there was a calling on his life to serve people in the way he does today. He loved helping people and he loved working out. One day it clicked for him that he could help people work out.

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Rose Parade Float Honors Organ, Eye and Tissue Donors, Carries Messages From the Heart

Donate-Life-Rose-Ceremony-2018For the eighth consecutive year, families gathered with Community Healthcare System staff members, Gift of Hope Organ & Tissue Donor Network representatives and VisionFirst officials to honor the area’s organ, eye and tissue donors.

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Rheumatoid Disorders Affect More Than Joints, Says Community Care Network Rheumatologist Kirk Jenkins, MD

COMHS-Kirk-Jenkins-MDMost people know about rheumatoid arthritis, a painful inflammatory condition that affects the joints. What many people don’t realize, according to Community Care Network Rheumatologist Kirk Jenkins, MD, who recently joined the staff at St. Mary Medical Center and Community Hospital, is that the same autoimmune disease that causes the arthritis can also affect other areas of the body including heart, lungs and skin.

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Be a Santa to a Senior


The Holiday Season is a time full of happiness and cheer. A time to gather with friends and family to share gifts and good food. For some, celebrating doesn't come as easily. Plenty of our local Seniors either don’t have family close, or because of financial reasons, don’t celebrate like the rest of us. Home Instead Senior Care has come together with local nonprofits and community organizations identify Seniors in our area with this same dilemma. Now here is your chance to help bring the holiday cheer back into a local Senior’s life!

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Franciscan ExpressCare Opens New Location in Hobart

rot4Franciscan ExpressCare is now open to provide a convenient alternative to the emergency room at its new location at 101 W. 61st Ave. in Hobart.

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A Healthy Reminder to Those Traveling During the Holiday Season

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The holiday season is upon us, and with that comes an abundance of food, festivities, and family. For many, the holiday season is preceded by long travel times in a seated position. It is important to stay aware about this specific position, as it could cause harm to your health in the long run. Centers for Vein Care wants you to enjoy holiday festivities without health complications by pre-planning preventative care. 

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Vein & Laser Institute at Forefront of Breakthrough Treatments, Appears on the Biggest Medical News Show in the Country


Vein & Laser Institute (VLI) is making huge strides in providing state-of-the-art procedures to the people of NW Indiana. The newest and most exciting options center on regenerative medicine. These advanced stem cell and blood platelet procedures provide non-surgical treatment options for joint or bone pain, torn or strained tendons and ligaments, and other common injuries and degenerative conditions using a patient’s own cells. Dr. Amjad Alkadri, Medical Director of VLI, and patient Dr. John Feczko, appeared on the American Health Front, the most watched Medical News Program in the country, to explain the procedure and how it made a huge impact on Dr. Feczko’s quality of life. Check it out below!

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Methodist to Offer Medicare Made Simple Seminars

rot1The 2018 Fall Medicare Open Enrollment period is currently underway and ends on Saturday, December 7, 2018. Medicare enrollment and benefits can be confusing and overwhelming. Attend a free seminar to learn the basics of Medicare and about the options available.

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StoryPoint Senior Living Proudly Partners With Project Linus

StoryPoint-Looks-Forward-to-Helping-Seniors-Shine-Everyday-with-New-Community-in-Chesterton StoryPoint along with their sister company, Independence Village, is thrilled to announce their partnership with Project Linus, an organization dedicated to giving back to children in need. In the season of giving back, StoryPoint residents and employees loved the opportunity to create handmade blankets that Project Linus will deliver to children in hospitals, shelters and social service agencies.

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