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Seniors

Methodist Hospitals a Host Site for AARP Smart Driver Program

Methodist-Hospitals-AARP-Driving-Flyer-2015When Methodist Hospital was approached by AARP Smart Driver Instructor, Jeanette Pike, to be a host site for their Smart Driver Course the answer was obvious since the majority of trauma cases seen at Methodist Hospitals Northlake Campus Trauma Center are motor vehicle accidents.

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Robert Petty Builds More than Relationships at Residences at Deer Creek

robert-pettyResidences at Deer Creek has some wonderful people in its employ. Within the pleasant purlieu one can find Robert Petty, Director of Plant Operations. Robert is a genial fella with a penchant for old baseball caps. Liking to work with his hands, Robert has been helping to shape the environment and the attitudes of the people at Residences at Deer Creek for the past three years.

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Meet a Member of the FirstLight Family: Danielle Webb

Danielle-WebbDanielle Webb is always on the go. Not only physically, but mentally. She’s constantly thinking three steps ahead, putting things together and learning about what would best suit her clients and caregivers at FirstLight Homecare of Valparaiso. Webb is the Community Care Coordinator at FirstLight, but she started out as a caregiver, helping clients with daily activities at home.

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Seniors Shine during their Day at 2015 Lake County Fair

Seniors-shine-during-their-day-at-2015-Lake-County-Fair-FranciscanHundreds of area residents once again took advantage of free health screenings, information, refreshments, giveaways, an apple-peeling contest and live music by the Goldtones Aug. 10 during the Franciscan Alliance-sponsored Senior Citizens Day at the 163rd annual Lake County Fair in Crown Point.

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FirstLight HomeCare Family Discussion: Long Distance Caregiving

firstlight-caregivers-day-2015-3Caregiving from a distance is no easy task. It can be stressful because you can’t be there at a moment’s notice when your parents need you. To help reduce some of the stress and to help you organize the process for care when your loved ones do not live near you, we have put together some helpful tips we’ve gathered from Nurse Gina.

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Dental Care for Seniors

rot2Senior citizens are at risk for different oral health issues than those of younger people. But there are ways to combat those problems, and we at Dr. Keary Bewick, DDS can help! Below are dental problems that seniors can experience and ways to deal with them.

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Helen Miller Loves Her Home at Rittenhouse

Helen-MillerThere are many smiling faces that greet you when you enter Rittenhouse Senior Living of Valparaiso. Why are they so happy? Well, they are often happy to see guests, and Rittenhouse is a great place to live and many of the residents are happy to be there.

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