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Hundreds Support Hospice of the Calumet Area at 10th Annual Hospice Hustle

hospice-hustle-2014-1Over 300 people pedaled down to the Lake County Fairgrounds, had breakfast together, shared some laughs, and went our for the 10th Annual Hospice Hustle, a bike route stretching over a large chunk of Lake County. Participants had the option of riding 25 miles, 62 miles, or a staggering 100 miles. What could possibly want to make anyone ride a bicycle that far? Helping to improve the lives of the elderly would be the answer to the question.

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Extra Mile Fitness Company Staff Member Spotlight, September 2014

EXM-Laura-BreenThis month we shine the spotlight on one of our staff members - Laura Breen.

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Hospital Practices Emergency Management during Disaster Drill

Hospital-practices-emergency-management-during-disaster-drill-01A patient is evacuated down a staircase from the fifth (top) floor of Franciscan St. Anthony Health-Michigan City, during the area’s first OSHA-certified disaster drill Sept. 19. The multi-agency exercise involved the crash-landing of a helicopter on the hospital’s helipad, which caused a fuel leak that necessitated evacuation. Thirteen Michigan City high school students, who have an interest in either criminal justice or in health care careers, acted as victims.

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Avalon Springs Health Campus Honors World Alzheimer's Day with Educational Article Series - Article Two: Pet Therapy

fillerAvalon Springs Health Campus in Valparaiso, IN honors World Alzheimer's Day, set for September 21, 2014, with article series, to not only further Alzheimer's awareness, but to help educate the public on the disease itself.

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Check Out the New Fall 2014 Edition of Franciscan Focus Magazine

Franciscan-Fall-2014-On-Your-HealthThe new Fall 2014 issue is here!
Check out the digital edition, page by page, to find regional and hospital news, stories that will inspire you, and the latest treatments and technology.

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Baby Update 9/17/14

Baby-Update-917 2With less than six weeks to go as our LIFE mom to be I am making the all of the final preparations that I can make. The baby showers are over and we were so lucky to get so much great stuff from our friends and family.

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Community Hospital Community Programs, September 16, 2014

Aquapheresis-TherapyFree Baby Class
New parents can take our free Taking Care of Baby class which covers basic baby care on Oct. 6 from 6:00-8:45 p.m., at the Community Hospital Outpatient Centre, located at 9660 Wicker Ave., St. John, Ind.

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