Mary Joan Dickerson of Cedar Lake is a big fan of the cable networks HGTV and DIY, treating the shows and programming about do-it-yourself landscaping and household tips like an at-home classroom.
As co-owner of Home Helpers' Valparaiso office, Jim VanVliet is well aware that about 8,000 baby boomers a day began turning 65 last year. "There are a lot of people getting to that age where they need help," he said.
As co-owner of Home Helpers' Valparaiso office, Jim VanVliet is well aware that about 8,000 baby boomers a day began turning 65 last year.
More than 110,000 Hoosiers receive home care services each year. The majority receiving care are over 65, about 10 percent under 25. With home care, Hoosiers remain where everyone wants to be -- at home.
Whether the need is for post-hospitalization follow-up, diabetic foot care or simply a routine check-up and flu shot for the disabled patient, help is on the way. Literally.
VALPARAISO | Managing a chronic illness or ailment that comes with aging can be both physically and emotionally consuming.
A new Valparaiso business hopes to provide comfort to those in need of in-home care. ComForcare's non-medical home care services include meal preparation, medication reminders, Alzheimer's care, bathing, light housekeeping and more.
DYER | Sandi Schantz and her mother, Ginny Anderson, know sometimes people need help, and they've started their new business to provide it.
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