The Visiting Nurse Association of Porter County will present  a program on Peripheral Artery Disease at locations in Lake and Porter counties in October. This informational program will provide attendees with an increased knowledge of Peripheral Artery Disease and other circulatory disorders. The types of circulatory diseases will be discussed along with the warning signs and symptoms.

Area programs include:

10:30 a.m. Oct. 3 at Merrillville Senior Center at Merrillville High School, 276 E. 68th Place, Merrillville

2:45 p.m. Oct. 8 at Pines Village Retirement Communities, 3303 Pines Village Circle, Valparaiso

11 a.m. Oct. 9 at Bonner Senior Center, 5800 Lexington Ave., Portage

11:45 a.m. oct. 10 at Village Park Enrichment Center at Banta, 605 Beech St., Valparaiso.

‘Senior Moments’ is a monthly lecture series designed for seniors who take an active role in their own health care. Topics will change monthly. For more information and to RSVP, please contact the Visiting Nurse Association at (219) 531-8039.


Annette is Porter County Community Coordinator for The Times. She has been with the paper for 20 years. A resident of Hobart, she graduated from Purdue University with degrees in English and German.