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MARC CHASE: A granddaddy of a question on the midway

MARC CHASE: A granddaddy of a question on the midway

Amid greasy food, stomach-churning rides and wafting livestock smells came a question I've never before faced.

August 06, 2014 12:00 am
Tips for Protecting Your Family's Financial Future

Tips for Protecting Your Family's Financial Future

Do you lay awake at night wondering if you'll have enough money to pay the bills, let alone retire?

February 19, 2013 12:00 am

Varicose veins can be easily treated

Varicose veins can cause big, unsightly ropes down your legs, but the problem can be more than just a cosmetic one. The veins can cause persistent pain, tiredness, cramping and restless legs.

December 19, 2012 12:00 am
Donnelly assigned to three U.S. Senate committees

Donnelly assigned to three U.S. Senate committees

INDIANAPOLIS | U.S. Sen.-elect Joe Donnelly learned Wednesday he'll be a member of the Armed Forces, Agriculture and Aging committees when the U.S. Senate convenes next month.

December 12, 2012 7:00 pm

Getting old is about memories and wisdom and making every day count

Getting old is definitely getting old.

November 08, 2012 12:00 am
PHIL WIELAND: Retirement? I trend not to think so

PHIL WIELAND: Retirement? I trend not to think so

For once I'm part of a growing trend, and I'm not talking about people who think synchronized diving should not be an Olympic sport.

August 17, 2012 12:00 am
Billy Crystal writing book on aging

Billy Crystal writing book on aging

He has lived many, many Sundays.

August 09, 2012 1:00 pm

Learn about memory loss at free program

MUNSTER | Join Community Hospital Social Services and Hartsfield Village for a discussion on "Memory Loss: What's Normal and What's Not," at 6 p.m. todday in the Community Hospital Cafeteria Conference Rooms, 901 MacArthur Blvd.

June 03, 2012 12:00 am
Aging with grace includes staying well

Aging with grace includes staying well

The Rev. Jennifer speaks to a group of about 40 women on spiritual awakening April 19 during the spirit segment of Aging Gracefully and Creating Vibrant Health workshops at First Congressional Church in Peru, Ill. The three-part workshop focused on a mind, body and spirit approach to wellnes…

May 20, 2012 12:00 am
Aging with grace includes staying well

Aging with grace includes staying well

Roxanne Cherpeske, left, of Oglesby, Ill., and Marzita Setchell, of La Salle, Ill., work on their flower pounding projects April 19 during the fun segment of the first part of the Aging Gracefully and Creating Vibrant Health workshops at First Congressional Church in Peru, Ill. There were th…

May 18, 2012 12:00 am
Eldest Crown Point alumna turns 105

Eldest Crown Point alumna turns 105

LOWELL | Edith Florene Sautter, the eldest Crown Point high school alumna, turned 105 Sunday. Sautter, who now lives in Lowell, remembers walking to Crown Point's former North Ward Grade School and South Ward High School from her family's Ridge Street farm.

March 05, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Family input helps detect dementia earlier

Family input helps detect dementia earlier

Dementia can sneak up on families. Its sufferers are pretty adept at covering lapses early on, and spouses are sometimes there to compensate.

February 23, 2012 9:00 am
Making a push for family input to detect dementia earlier

Making a push for family input to detect dementia earlier

Alexis McKenzie's mother had mild dementia, but things sounded OK when she phoned home: Dad was with her, finishing his wife's sentences as they talked about puttering through the day and a drive to the store.

February 17, 2012 1:00 pm
Bruce Lindner

Bruce Lindner

Former Portage High School and Valparaiso University basketball star Bruce Lindner is now executive director for the Porter County Aging and Community Services. With a degree in education from VU, Lindner also taught in Portage at Central Elementary and Aylesworth Schools. He's been with the…

January 18, 2012 11:02 am
Bruce Lindner

Bruce Lindner

Former Portage High School and Valparaiso University basketball star Bruce Lindner is executive director for the Porter County Aging and Community Services. With a degree in education from VU, Lindner also taught in Portage at Central Elementary and Aylesworth schools, and has been with the …

January 18, 2012 11:02 am
Bruce Lindner

Bruce Lindner

Former Portage High School and Valparaiso University basketball star Bruce Lindner is executive director for the Porter County Aging and Community Services. Lindner's 25.6 points-per-game average is still the best in Portage boys basketball history. His 725 points in the 1969-70 season are t…

January 18, 2012 11:02 am
Bruce Lindner

Bruce Lindner

Bruce Lindner, a former Portage High School and Valparaiso University basketball star, is now executive director for the Porter County Aging and Community Services. He starred for Harold Cox at Portage, scoring 566 points during the 1965-66 season.

January 18, 2012 11:02 am
Boomers' aging casts light on geriatrics shortage

Boomers' aging casts light on geriatrics shortage

PALATKA, Fla. | In this sleepy, riverside town in northeast Florida, 86-year-old Betty Wills sees the advertisements of obstetricians and gynecologists on the main road's billboards and has found specialists ranging from cardiologists to surgeons in the phone book.

November 06, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Builders cite rise in 'mother-in-law suites'

Builders cite rise in 'mother-in-law suites'

Betsy McCann and her husband, Jim Forbes, often worried that his mother was growing isolated in her Los Angeles-area home. At 90, Lois Brokus had stopped driving and was sometimes afraid to be alone in her house.

September 29, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Families urge action as U.S. drafts Alzheimer's plan

Families urge action as U.S. drafts Alzheimer's plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — As her mother's Alzheimer's worsened over eight long years, so did Doreen Alfaro's bills: The walker, then the wheelchair, then the hospital bed, then the diapers — and the caregivers hired for more and more hours a day so Alfaro could go to work and her elderly father coul…

September 25, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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