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Portage's Senior Health Fair takes spotlight on Thursday

Portage's Senior Health Fair takes spotlight on Thursday

Gene Shayotovich of Merrillville gets a massage from Barbara J. Loeffler at last year's Portage Senior Fair.

April 28, 2014 12:00 am
Sauk Village seniors jam on Sundays

Sauk Village seniors jam on Sundays

SAUK VILLAGE | The sounds of guitars, banjos, harmonicas, fiddles and a voice with a West Virginia twang fills the Sauk Village municipal center on Sunday evenings.

June 30, 2013 10:00 pm Photos

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CPHS honors top academic achievers, their most influential teachers

CPHS honors top academic achievers, their most influential teachers

CROWN POINT | “Good parents give their children roots and wings. Roots to know where home is, wings to fly away and exercise what’s been taught them,” Jonas Salk said.

May 16, 2013 10:22 am
Health tests among freebies offered at Portage Senior Fair

Health tests among freebies offered at Portage Senior Fair

Peter Zarantonello, right, has a quick eye check by Patrick Ferguson at the fair Thursday. The event was sponsored by the mayor's senior health advisory committee.

May 02, 2013 4:04 pm
Health tests among freebies offered at Portage Senior Fair

Health tests among freebies offered at Portage Senior Fair

Laurie Wehner-Evans gives a blood sugar screening to Joyce Vinyard, of Griffith, at the Portage Senior Fair on Thursday. The event was sponsored by the Mayor's Advisory Committee on Senior Services.

May 02, 2013 4:04 pm

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
Seniors enjoy valentine's dance at Wicker Park

Seniors enjoy valentine's dance at Wicker Park

February 12, 2013 6:15 pm Photos

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Duneland YMCA welcomes seniors to new center

Duneland YMCA welcomes seniors to new center

CHESTERTON | The Duneland Family YMCA held an open house Thursday to highlight programs designed for seniors that are planned for 2013.

January 20, 2013 5:30 pm Photos

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Vision loss treatment with a new drug therapy

Vision loss treatment with a new drug therapy

Charlotte Moorehead had no idea she even had a problem until she went for a routine eye checkup.

October 16, 2012 8:47 am Photos

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Morning Bishop Theatre Players Practice a Skit Rehearsal

Morning Bishop Theatre Players Practice a Skit Rehearsal

Sophia Watts, right, "interviews" Jerome O'Neal during rehearsals Tuesday for a Morning Bishop Theatre Playhouse skit about employing senior citizens.

September 23, 2012 12:00 am
Senior Safety: Preventing slips, trips and falls

Senior Safety: Preventing slips, trips and falls

While a fall can be a life-changing or even life-threatening event for an older adult, reducing one's risk is easy.

August 10, 2012 9:00 am

AARP You'e Earned a Say van visiting Tuesday, Wednesday

NORTHWEST INDIANA | AARP recently launched You've Got a Say to ensure that Americans are  heard on the future of Medicare and Social Security.

June 10, 2012 12:00 am
Glenwood center caters to village's senior residents

Glenwood center caters to village's senior residents

Four senior citizens follow the lead of fitness instructor and personal trainer Larry Tankson doing the right "knee lift" in the sun room at the Glenwood Senior Center for physical fitness class on Tuesday morning.

May 12, 2012 12:00 am

Cops: South Haven man lost $2.5K in 'grandparent scam'

PORTAGE TOWNSHIP | Police are warning seniors to be on guard against a scam that cost a South Haven man more than $2,500 last week.

May 07, 2012 6:15 pm
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
NWI businesses tend to in-home needs of the elderly

NWI businesses tend to in-home needs of the elderly

Seniors Helping Seniors worker Sue Mohlke, left, talks with Betty Fuoss in her home in Westville. The in-home service helps seniors needs such as transportation, cleaning and cooking, along with companionship.

February 13, 2012 11:20 am
NWI businesses tend to in-home needs of the elderly

NWI businesses tend to in-home needs of the elderly

Seniors Helping Seniors worker Sue Mohlke, left, vacuums the Westville home of Betty Fuoss, right.

February 13, 2012 11:20 am
NWI businesses tend to in-home needs of the elderly

NWI businesses tend to in-home needs of the elderly

Seniors Helping Seniors worker Sue Mohlke, left, cleans the Westville home of Betty and Harold Fuoss.

February 13, 2012 11:20 am
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