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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.
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.
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.
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.
Gene Shayotovich of Merrillville gets a massage from Barbara J. Loeffler at the Portage Senior Fair.
MERRILLVILLE | Lois Johnson, 80, of Gary, lives independently and wants it to stay that way.
CHESTERTON | The Duneland Family YMCA held an open house Thursday to highlight programs designed for seniors that are planned for 2013.
Charlotte Moorehead had no idea she even had a problem until she went for a routine eye checkup.
Sophia Watts, right, "interviews" Jerome O'Neal during rehearsals Tuesday for a Morning Bishop Theatre Playhouse skit about employing senior citizens.
While a fall can be a life-changing or even life-threatening event for an older adult, reducing one's risk is easy.
NORTHWEST INDIANA | AARP recently launched You've Got a Say to ensure that Americans are heard on the future of Medicare and Social Security.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Seniors Helping Seniors worker Sue Mohlke, left, vacuums the Westville home of Betty Fuoss, right.
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