For several days last week, The Times reported on the top causes of death in Northwest Indiana. Some of the information might surprise you.
It takes sharp, active minds and reduces them to voids in which fathers don't know daughters and wives don't know husbands.
MERRILLVILLE | Two free health service events are offered Friday at the Lake County Public Library, 1919 W. 81st Ave.
Can you imagine waking up and not remembering your own son or daughter? Well, that was the case with both of my grandmothers. They had Alzheimer's, a neurological disease that affects the brain and causes those afflicted with it to slowly and increasingly forget.
INDIANAPOLIS | Military veterans who return or move to Indiana after completing their service are entitled to in-state college tuition under a new law signed last week by Republican Gov. Mike Pence.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Senate passed several House-approved legislative proposals sponsored by Northwest Indiana lawmakers Tuesday that are now headed to Gov. Mike Pence for his signature or veto. They include:
CRETE | An elderly woman was found safe and unharmed after she was missing for about a day, Will County Sheriff's Police said.
We were lucky when my mom, then 94, decided all on her own not to drive anymore because her eyesight was so poor. But it was more difficult a year later when I looked in her pill box where she organized her medicine by day and discovered mistakes.
It's never easy to lose your mom, regardless of whether she is 45 or 105.
GARY | Ivy Tech Community College Northwest will offer dementia specific training Wednesday at the Gary campus, 1440 E. 35th Ave.
I'm not really sure who has lost their minds, Charles Snyder for his question "Should there be a means test for Social Security and Medicare?" or a couple of the people who answered yes.
HOBART| Alzheimer's & Dementia Services of Northern Indiana is starting a new support group for family caregivers.
A provocative new analysis identifies the biggest risk factors for Alzheimer's disease - and concludes that more than half of all cases are potentially preventable through simple lifestyle changes, such as exercising, quitting smoking and losing weight.
MERRILLVILLE - Brilliant colors of the Hawaiian Islands, faux palm trees, a techno-volcano and an occasional pink flamingo of the vinyl species set the stage for the 6th Annual American Girl Doll Tea held recently at Spring Mill Health Campus.
"Lord, please keep your arm around my shoulder and your hand over my mouth."
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