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EDITORIAL: Get moving on improving region's health

For several days last week, The Times reported on the top causes of death in Northwest Indiana. Some of the information might surprise you.

February 23, 2014 12:00 am
What's killing the region? Dying two deaths

What's killing the region? Dying two deaths

It takes sharp, active minds and reduces them to voids in which fathers don't know daughters and wives don't know husbands.

February 19, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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M'ville public library hosting health service events Friday

MERRILLVILLE | Two free health service events are offered Friday at the Lake County Public Library, 1919 W. 81st Ave.

August 20, 2013 12:00 am
YOUNG VOICES: Progress, but no cure yet, for Alzheimer's

YOUNG VOICES: Progress, but no cure yet, for Alzheimer's

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.

August 05, 2013 11:20 am

New law entitles recent vets to in-state college tuition

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.

May 04, 2013 5:15 pm Related

Senate sends several region-sponsored proposals to governor

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:

March 12, 2013 3:50 pm
Elderly Crete woman found after disappearance

Elderly Crete woman found after disappearance

CRETE | An elderly woman was found safe and unharmed after she was missing for about a day, Will County Sheriff's Police said.

November 19, 2012 11:30 am

What to look for when determining the needs of our elderly parents

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.

October 12, 2012 12:00 am
MARK KIESLING: Goodbye, Mom, and thanks for all the love and memories

MARK KIESLING: Goodbye, Mom, and thanks for all the love and memories

It's never easy to lose your mom, regardless of whether she is 45 or 105.

July 23, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Dementia training offered Wednesday at Ivy Tech

GARY | Ivy Tech Community College Northwest will offer dementia specific training Wednesday at the Gary campus, 1440 E. 35th Ave.

May 11, 2012 12:00 am

A means test for Social Security? Are you kidding?

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.

December 02, 2011 12:00 am

Alzheimer's services starts a support group for families

HOBART| Alzheimer's & Dementia Services of Northern Indiana is starting a new support group for family caregivers.

December 01, 2011 12:00 am
Simple lifestyle changes could help prevent Alzheimer's

Simple lifestyle changes could help prevent Alzheimer's

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.

July 22, 2011 8:00 am
Spring Mill provides home-like setting for those with Alzheimer’s, dementia

Spring Mill provides home-like setting for those with Alzheimer’s, dementia

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.

April 24, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Walk to aid those with Alzheimer's

"Lord, please keep your arm around my shoulder and your hand over my mouth."

July 18, 2010 12:00 am
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