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East Chicago seniors share community improvement thoughts

East Chicago seniors share community improvement thoughts

EAST CHICAGO | Senior citizens from East Chicago shared their thoughts Thursday on how the community could better serve residents as they age.

March 06, 2014 7:15 pm Photos

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Portage Twp. women lose $1,000 in 'grandparent scam'

VALPARAISO | An 84-year-old Portage Township woman and her adult daughter lost $1,000 in an elaborate scam involving a claim that a family member was in legal trouble in Mexico, according to Porter County police.

December 31, 2012 5:15 pm

Lansing police alert elderly to 'grandparent scam'

LANSING | Lansing police said they are seeing a resurgence of a scam targeting elderly residents with teenage grandchildren calling them for help, according to a news release.

November 14, 2012 7:00 pm
People: Region becoming more diverse in race and how residents live

People: Region becoming more diverse in race and how residents live

In 2004, experts said Northwest Indiana's Achilles' heel was its division of racial groups.

October 09, 2012 11:00 am Photos

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Reward offered for capture of men who victimized 100-year-old Hammond woman

HAMMOND | A community activist was canvasing the North Hammond neighborhood Friday night offering a reward for information to help capture men who stole money from a 100-year-old woman.

September 21, 2012 7:15 pm
Form and Function

Form and Function

August 29, 2012 2:06 pm
At Home: Making a tough call for aging parents

At Home: Making a tough call for aging parents

My brother and I had a plan for our aging parents. The plan was they would not age. They would never need to move from the house where they have lived for 45 years.

May 30, 2012 4:30 pm

Look to elders for wisdom our impressionable youths need

The Obama administration is saturating our senses selling a faulty and biased rendition of the negative social worth of the elderly. Old folks who are treasures of acquired wisdom through life experience are depicted as undesirable, burdensome and to be scorned.

April 16, 2012 12:00 am
All About the ‘Boom’

All About the ‘Boom’

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March 29, 2012 11:32 am
Out of bed! Hospitals aim to keep elderly strong

Out of bed! Hospitals aim to keep elderly strong

At least one-third of hospital patients older than 70 leave more frail than when they arrived, and many become too weak to go home.

March 15, 2012 9:00 am
Out of bed! Hospitals aim to keep elderly strong

Out of bed! Hospitals aim to keep elderly strong

Patients Bob Landorf, left, and Anthony Pazzur walk the corridors with volunteer Barb Diedrich on Feb. 8 at Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights, Ill. Northwest Community has a new program that pairs patients with hospital volunteers, who get patients up out of bed and moving, a…

March 11, 2012 12:00 am
Out of bed! Hospitals aim to keep elderly strong

Out of bed! Hospitals aim to keep elderly strong

Dina Lipowich, director of Medical Nursing and Inpatient Geriatrics at Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights, Ill., discusses the hospital's new program she helped develop, that pairs patients with hospital volunteers, who get patients up out of bed and moving, and also act as bu…

March 09, 2012 2:52 pm
Evaluating your parents' health over the holidays

Evaluating your parents' health over the holidays

Look for a change in mobility: is your parent sitting in the same place all day?

December 27, 2011 9:00 am
Police seeking three in rash of attacks on elderly across Lake County

Police seeking three in rash of attacks on elderly across Lake County

Police in five Lake County communities are seeking three Chicago men believed responsible for forcing their way into elderly residents' homes in broad daylight before confining and robbing them.

December 08, 2011 9:30 pm Photos

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Sheriff warns of 'sweetheart scams'

CHICAGO | Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart is warning seniors and their families of a scam involving middle-aged women earning the trust of older men before draining them of thousands of dollars.

June 09, 2011 8:21 am
Helping seniors move to a new chapter

Helping seniors move to a new chapter

VALPARAISO | When it's time for older Americans to downsize, it's a task that places enormous pressure on the senior as well as family members involved.

March 20, 2011 12:00 am
Seniors Meeting Financial Advisor

Seniors Meeting Financial Advisor

Senior couple meets with a friendly financial adviser.

March 05, 2011 12:00 am

Job search assistance for seniors offered

VALPARAISO | Senior citizens who want to work can learn if they qualify for Experience Works from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday and Wednesday at the Banta Senior Center, 605 Beech St., Valparaiso.

September 13, 2010 1:00 pm

East Chicago elderly focus of aid agency

Diane Craft's plan for helping elderly residents in and around Hammond always has seen East Chicago as a missing service area.

August 24, 2010 12:00 am
Sex isn't taboo topic for seniors

Sex isn't taboo topic for seniors

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June 07, 2009 12:00 am
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