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Journey Senior Living of Valparaiso working together with Porter Home Health to better the lives of their residents


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Journey Senior Living of Valparaiso has many amenities that they offer their residents. One of these great amenities is a fitness center. Residents are able to use the fitness center at their leisure and they can also use it when they are in need of therapy. Journey Senior Living and Porter Home Health have come together to ensure that when residents are in need of a therapy service, Porter Home Health is willing to provide these services right in the comfort of their own home.

“It is so beneficial to this population to have the help of home health when needed. One of the most important things a therapist can do for older adults is to help them improve their balance to avoid falls.” ~Melissa Green, Executive Director, Journey.

Home healthcare is a part of the Medicare benefit and is also covered by most insurers. The goal of home health care if to provide treatment for an illness or injury, within the home setting, while under the care of a doctor. Where possible, home health care helps individuals get better, regain independence, and become as self-sufficient as possible.

“Porter Home Health is a Medicare-certified agency that excels in both patient outcomes and patient satisfaction. The staff at Porter Home Health is highly skilled, educated, and experienced. Services provided include intermittent skilled nursing care, physical/occupational/speech therapy, medical social services, and home health aide.” ~Lori Lenz, Executive Director, Porter HH.

Together, Journey Senior Living and Porter Home Health are ensuring that each resident in the community is given the chance to better their lives one step at a time.

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