Staff members of Rittenhouse Village at Portage came together at the Bonner Senior Center on Tuesday afternoon to present the Bonner center a donation check.
Life Care Center of Valparaiso has been celebrating some great news lately. The team was recently awarded a 5-star rating by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, an achievement which has generated much excitement around the facility!
The 3 Rittenhouses (Valpo, Portage, & Michigan City) have had a resident Wii Bowling Championship for 3 years.
On Tuesday evening, Journey Senior Living hosted author, Elaine Pereira, a licensed Occupational Therapist, to discuss her book and answer questions regarding dementia and Alzheimer's. Journey Senior Living is a senior care facility located in Valparaiso which offers assisted living and memory care for residents.
We all know that moving can be a demanding time in our lives. Downsizing can help guide your life away from stress, disorganization, and the attachment to unnecessary items. Before you begin decluttering, you might feel overwhelmed and be wondering “where do I start?” and you may even feel like there’s no way you will ever be able to move out or organize all of your belongings. Follow our checklist to ensure your downsizing is efficient and tension free:
Thursday night, the Visiting Nurse Association of NWI held their annual recognition dinner to honor its staff, volunteers and supporters. The evening welcomed and awarded VNA staff and supporters who continue to help those who need it most.
Bubbly glasses of champagne, comforting melodies from a live harpist, and one pair of oversized scissors marked the official opening of a new Journey Senior Living center at the Valparaiso location’s ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday evening.
StoryPoint Chesterton Senior Living is proud to announce that the Model Apartments are now open! Interested parties now have an opportunity to schedule a visit, where the Community Specialist, J.J. Swiatkowski, can walk them through a finished apartment, giving a more vivid idea of what living at StoryPoint Chesterton is like.
The Fat Tuesday tradition of carb-loading must have paid off for the residents at Valparaiso’s Rittenhouse Village, as the entire senior living center seemed to be hopping and bopping to the rhythm of the beat at the center’s Valentine’s Dance.
Lulu, a 7-month old Shih Tzu that works at Life Care Center of the Willows in Valparaiso, is just like any other pup – she’s sweet, playful, and cuddly. What makes the life that Lulu leads in the dog world so special and unique, is the fact that she comes into work every day with Life Care Center’s Director of Nursing Sabra Coons, Lulu’s owner. While Lulu has her puppy moments, she is amazing at fulfilling her role in her part-time position at the Center.
When a loved one faces a life-limiting illness, choosing the right next step can seem daunting, and may even feel impossible. End-of-life care decisions are never easy, but they become more challenging the longer frank discussions are delayed. For many, the decision to contact a hospice organization is seen as the last resort, when in fact, reaching out to a trusted hospice care provider earlier in the process can create an invaluable support system.