Category: A & E
Magrane Pet Medical Center celebrating 100 years of providing veterinary care to the pets of Mishawaka in 2015. When Magrane Pet Medical Center opened in 1915 it was the first veterinary clinic in Mishawaka and in 1925 became the first veterinary hospital in Indiana dedicated to the treatment of dogs and cats.
In 1941, Magrane Pet Medical Center was the first veterinary hospital in Indiana …Read Full Article
Retirement communities offer hassle-free living for aging in place.
by Laurie Wink
Ready to downsize to a maintenance-free lifestyle that gives you time to make the most of your golden years? Possibilities abound for mature adults who’re looking for the best home for this phase of their lives.
Some baby boomers are transitioning to smaller homes in several custom home residential communities. Others are opting …Read Full Article
Exercise can be the secret to getting a better night’s sleep. Be Fit, Sleep Well.
by Jerry Davich
Sherri Guba noticed a dramatic change in her life when she began training for a triathlon five years ago. Not only did she shed 35 pounds that year, improve her eating habits and feel less fidgety, she also slept like a baby–for the first time in years.…Read Full Article
A wine-focused getaway that even includes a grape-based spa experience.
by Elizabeth J. Musgrave
Popularity and consumption of wines have increased dramatically in the United States over the past few decades. Discovering wineries and vineyards to visit is as much the draw as the wines. A country winery tucked along an old dirt road, an urban storefront creating fermented juice in the basement or an …Read Full Article
Canvas South Bend will be the Midwest’s largest site specific photography exhibit using downtown facades to showcase local photographers. The one-night event this Friday, September 4th, will transform South Bend into a giant art experience by projecting visual art on large exterior walls from 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm. All within walking distance of each other, local business owners are lending the sides …Read Full Article
Creating a win-win situation for both people and pets.
by Johanna Humbert
“Who do you talk to when everyone has gone?” That’s what Jane found herself wondering a few months after her husband passed away. She kept herself busy enough with housekeeping, volunteer work at her church, and having lunch with friends now and again. Her children came to visit at the holidays, but now …Read Full Article
Professionally created landscapes can cut down on maintenance times and costs.
by Barbara Eastman
Beautiful landscaping enhances both the value and enjoyment of your home, but for today’s busy seniors, spending hours maintaining landscaping or paying a service may not be how they want to spend their time or money. Fortunately, there are many ways to beautify your property with low-maintenance solutions that will free …Read Full Article
There’s a tough course ahead, so golf courses are getting creative.
By Jerry Davich
The golf industry is teeing up the next generation of players despite a tough course facing its future.
“The days of build it and they will come are over,” says Linda Rogers, owner of Juday Creek Golf Course in Granger. “Nothing happens unless you make it happen.”
This is exactly what …Read Full Article
Senior center in Columbus focuses on all-around wellness.
Wellness is a whole lot more than simply not being sick. For seniors–indeed, for people of all ages–the recipe for true wellness includes multiple ingredients.
Six, to be exact, according to Cindy Chodan, program and membership director at Mill Race Center, a community center for active adults in the Indiana city of Columbus. “Everything we do is …Read Full Article
Upcoming events in Northwest Indiana and Greater South Bend.
by John Cain
The fall season abounds with arts offerings! Hammond’s Towle Theater presents “Perfect Wedding,” September 11-27. An appalling situation occurs when a bridegroom wakes up on his wedding day to find a strange girl beside him in bed. Worse, during the ensuing panic to get the stranger dressed and out of the …Read Full Article