Natalie Reisen, Marketing Coordinator for Residences at Coffee Creek, didn’t know she had found her calling until she was right in the middle of it. After receiving her bachelor of arts in communications from Purdue University Northwest and her master of business administration from University of St. Francis, Reisen was looking for a position to use her business development and marketing skills.
Many people in the Region have heard of the VNA of Northwest Indiana, but not all are familiar with the many ways it serves individuals and families needing care. A major part of the VNA is its hospice care, but it also offers palliative care, LifeLine services, grief support, and is the Meals on Wheels provider in Porter County. VNA staff are highly-trained and deeply-devoted people whose focus is on the patient, and the patient’s loved ones.
StoryPoint Senior Living is excited to announce its newest community, StoryPoint Chesterton, has officially opened its doors.
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New Sensory Room at Journey Senior Living of Merrillville Helps Jump Start the Senses for Seniors with Dementia
Memory disorders like Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia can impact the brain and lead to personality, behavior, and bodily changes. Dementia closely effects how the five senses work, making it easy for impacted seniors to feel lost or disconnected from their environment.
Watching a loved one’s memory decline is a difficult road to walk, and families often need of a helping hand. Whether you need temporary respite care or a long-term safe and secure environment for your loved one, the highly qualified staff at Residences at Coffee Creek’s Memory Care Center are ready to lend a helping hand and walk that road with you and your loved one.
On Thursday March 21st Journey Senior Living in Merrillville hosted a Business After Hours. The invited attendees were from the Schererville Chamber of Commerce, Crossroads Chamber and the Continuity Of Care Association or COCA.
StoryPoint Senior Living is excited to share its newest resident-focused endeavor: The publication of a book, “Old Wise Tales: Life Lessons for Future Generations.” The book will share the stories, poems and more from residents across all communities from StoryPoint and its sister company, Independence Village, including StoryPoint Fort Wayne.
A passion for serving and helping people is what drove Michael Mirochna, M.D., to become the new medical director at Life Care Center of the Willows. Mirochna works hard to build a trusting rapport with his patients at this skilled nursing and rehabilitation center, making sure their questions are always answered and their personalized plans for health and healing are clear and concise.
“I know it sounds cliché, but you get what you give,” said Gale Kritenbrink, licensed practical nurse (LPN) for Life Care Center of Valparaiso. “I’m hoping that one day, when it’s my turn to be cared for, what I’ve given comes back to me.”
As we age, the smallest of falls or the simplest of colds can turn into major health issues, quickly. And, it usually takes longer to recover. Facilities like Addison Pointe Health and Rehabilitation Center like to celebrate when their patients graduate from sickness to health.