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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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East Chicago seniors share community improvement thoughts

East Chicago seniors share community improvement thoughts

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.

March 06, 2014 12:00 am
East Chicago seniors share community improvement thoughts

East Chicago seniors share community improvement thoughts

East Chicago seniors participate in a forum on aging Thursday put on by Northwest Indiana Community Action, the city and AARP Indiana.

March 06, 2014 12:00 am

Discussion in E.C. to focus on helping seniors age in homes

EAST CHICAGO | Northwest Indiana Community Action, East Chicago and AARP Indiana will host a forum on aging in place.

March 02, 2014 12:00 am
Workshop helps community organizations enhance clients’ financial skills

Workshop helps community organizations enhance clients’ financial skills

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.

October 03, 2013 2:30 pm Photos

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Finding ways to help the unbanked

Finding ways to help the unbanked

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.

August 06, 2013 3:31 pm Photos

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Seniors rally in Indy for home-based, community care funding

MERRILLVILLE | Lois Johnson, 80, of Gary, lives independently and wants it to stay that way.

March 26, 2013 5:45 pm

Voucher program presented for seniors

Northwest Indiana Community Action is continuing its Senior Farmers Market Voucher program through the beginning of August.

July 25, 2012 12:00 am

3 Gary fresh food giveaways for seniors will start July 26

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.

July 20, 2012 12:00 am
Group discusses goal to reduce avoidable hospital re-admissions

Group discusses goal to reduce avoidable hospital re-admissions

MERRILLVILLE | Local health officials are looking for cooperative ways to reduce preventable hospital re-admissions.

April 13, 2012 6:30 pm Photos

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Cedar Lake council supports senior nutrition site at school

CEDAR LAKE | The Town Council is supporting the senior nutrition site at Holy Name School.

April 02, 2012 12:00 am
NWI businesses tend to in-home needs of the elderly

NWI businesses tend to in-home needs of the elderly

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.

March 05, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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NWI businesses tend to in-home needs of the elderly

NWI businesses tend to in-home needs of the elderly

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.

March 04, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Valpo has plan to help 'silver tsunami'

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.

September 26, 2011 1:33 pm
Youth find employment with NWI agency

Youth find employment with NWI agency

A Summer Youth Employment Project successfully provided work opportunities across Lake, Porter, Newton, and Jasper Counties last summer.

October 20, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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