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Residences at Coffee Creek Offers Unique Senior Living to Duneland Community

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Gifting its excellent reputation with a new view, Residences Senior Living introduces Residences at Coffee Creek, a newly constructed collection of private, senior living apartments located in Chesterton, Indiana.

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How Chiropractic Helps Patients Who Suffer From Myasthenia Gravis

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Chiropractic care is a wonderful practice that has widely diverse applications. While it is traditionally considered to be a pain management therapy or treatment for someone with back pain, studies show that it is extremely effective in treating conditions that have little to do with the spine.

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Sleep Airway Solutions Grabs Attention at Duneland YMCA

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Members of Chesterton’s Duneland YMCA came together to learn about the new medical advances local dentist Dr. Michael J. Uzelac is taking to effectively treat the life-threatening disease, sleep apnea. Dr. Uzelac of Sleep Airways Solutions, who also holds a seat on the board for the Duneland YMCA, offered a new ray of hope for those who have had less-than-stellar results with CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure). He held an educational presentation at the Duneland YMCA to share the benefits of switching to his method of treatment, a personally-customized oral appliance solution.

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American College of Health Care Administrators Honors Hartsfield Rehabilitation Administrator Seydel

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Hartsfield Village Rehabilitation Administrator Susan Seydel is a recipient of the 2018 Eli Pick Facility Leadership Award, an honor from the American College of Health Care Administrators (ACHCA). Nationally, 351 administrators in 45 states received the facility leadership award this year.

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Community Hospital, Munster, Awarded Perinatal Care Certification From the Joint Commission

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Community Hospital’s Family Birthing Center is among a handful of facilities in Indiana to earn Perinatal Care Certification from The Joint Commission. The voluntary certification program recognizes Joint Commission accredited hospitals for their commitment to achieving integrated coordinated and patient-centered care for mothers and their newborns.

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How Chiropractic Helps Patients Who Suffer From Ulcerative Colitis


article-177-ulcerative-coliitisMost people don’t think of chiropractic to treat conditions that do not involve the spine, but study after study shows it is effective in treating a wide variety of health issues. Ulcerative colitis seems to have no real connection with the spine, yet patients and researches alike are touting the effectiveness of chiropractic care to treat the condition. This is due, in part to chiropractic’s approach to whole body wellness, but spinal alignments are incorporated into the care as well. Bottom line, chiropractic care is extremely effective in treating uncreative colitis and many patients are finding relief from their symptoms and discomfort.

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A Cottage for Carol

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When I met with Carol Riddle, she was crocheting blankets on her sunporch. It was a good spot to view the intermittent lake effect snow that was mercilessly still coming down, even in spring. For the past five years, Carol has been a part of a small group from Southlawn United Methodist Church that makes 30 to 40 blankets every few months to gift to St. Margaret’s House and Hannah’s House. “They take them with our blessings,” she explained. “We have everything prayed for before it goes out of the church.” And she’s been a blessing through her crafting to many more as well. She shared that she was a part of making teddy bears and dolls for the police to take to families in crisis. Prayer shawls have been shipped to Hungary. Carol still contributes to the community in this way. But if you spend just a few moments more with her, you will...

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Rittenhouse Village at Valparaiso Celebrates “Some Sweet Mamas”

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No matter her age, every mother deserves some extra love around Mother’s Day. On May 12, Rittenhouse Village at Valparaiso invited residents’ family members to join them in a celebratory “Coffee with Mom” breakfast.

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Pumps Fitness Recipe: Homemade Sausage and Cabbage Soup


Pumps-Fitness-Recipe-Homemade-Sausage-and-Cabbage-SoupAll too often the idea of making dinner at home comes with an overwhelming sense of dread. You think of the effort it will take and the mess that it will make. Not to mention, your family may not even like what you’ve slaved over, making the whole process a waste of time.

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Porter Regional Hospital Celebrates National Nurses Week 2018 with Ceremony

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On Thursday afternoon, Porter Regional Hospital celebrated National Nurses Week by hosting a ceremony to honor the nurses and supporting staff that interact and care for their patients each day.

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American Shared Hospital Services Announces Contract to Supply a Gamma Knife Perfexion System to Methodist Hospitals-Southlake Campus, Merrillville, Indiana


rot1AMERICAN SHARED HOSPITAL SERVICES (NYSE American: AMS), a leading provider of turnkey technology solutions for advanced radiosurgical and radiation therapy services, announced today that it has entered into a contract to supply a Gamma Knife® Perfexion™ system to Methodist Hospitals–Southlake Campus, Merrillville, Indiana. This new Gamma Knife system is expected to begin treating patients in late 2018.

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