Northwest Indiana Community Action
The dirt-floor houses. The lines of orange extension cords running from homes to a shared generator. The barren pipes that won't muster a drop.
Consider this as you read our special report, "The Price of Poverty": Are cuts to social service agencies and education the right move as poverty increases in Northwest Indiana? What more can or should be done?
EAST CHICAGO | Senior citizens from East Chicago shared their thoughts Thursday on how the community could better serve residents as they age.
East Chicago City Clerk Mary Morris Leonard, right, talks with East Chicago resident Grace Macias, center, during a forum on aging put on by Northwest Indiana Community Action, East Chicago and AARP Indiana. More than 60 seniors attended the forum at the Police Department.
East Chicago seniors participate in a forum on aging Thursday put on by Northwest Indiana Community Action, the city and AARP Indiana.
EAST CHICAGO | Northwest Indiana Community Action, East Chicago and AARP Indiana will host a forum on aging in place.
SCHERERVILLE │ Local organizations wanting to help individuals enhance their financial skills and create positive banking relationships attended a free “Train the Trainer” workshop Thursday at Northwest Indiana Community Action.
SCHERERVILLE │ An initiative hopes to connect people in Northwest Indiana who are unbanked with mainstream financial services such as affordable checking, savings and financial education opportunities for which they would not otherwise qualify.
MERRILLVILLE | Lois Johnson, 80, of Gary, lives independently and wants it to stay that way.
Northwest Indiana Community Action is continuing its Senior Farmers Market Voucher program through the beginning of August.
GARY | The Calumet Township trustee's office and Northwest Indiana Community Action are hosting a free fresh food extravaganza for senior citizens on three upcoming dates.
MERRILLVILLE | Local health officials are looking for cooperative ways to reduce preventable hospital re-admissions.
CEDAR LAKE | The Town Council is supporting the senior nutrition site at Holy Name School.
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.
VALPARAISO | The city unveiled a five-year plan at a press conference Monday to offer sufficient services and opportunities for Valparaiso's growing population of senior citizens.
A Summer Youth Employment Project successfully provided work opportunities across Lake, Porter, Newton, and Jasper Counties last summer.
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