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Rescue animals can enrich your life when you invite them into your home.
Anastasia M. Trakles
When I was a little girl, my mom and I were taking a walk in our garden in the small town of Interlochen, Michigan, and we heard a funny sound coming from the blackberry patch. We looked and found a beautiful Siamese kitten, not even 6 months old, rolling …Read Full Article
Our readers suggest some of the region’s standouts in medical care.
Thousands of people work in health care across the region, all helping patients get healthy and stay that way. Who is exceptionally good at doing so? We asked our readers for nominations in our third annual compilation of Northwest Indiana Business Quarterly Health Care Honors.
ADVANCEMENTS IN HEALTH CARE
Franciscan St. Margaret Health-Hammond
Federal …Read Full Article
Wisconsin getaway offers a wealth of dining, shopping and artistic options, great for a weekend or a week.
by Elizabeth J. Musgrave
Stretched out along its namesake Wisconsin community, Elkhart Lake brings the elfin town no fewer than three resorts and several bed-and-breakfasts drawing visitors annually for generations. Although summer is the busiest time of the year, autumn, winter and spring each offer beauty and …Read Full Article
NORTHWEST INDIANA — An estimated 35,560 residents will learn that they have cancer this year.
The American Cancer Society provides transportation to and from treatment facilities to help people with cancer get the critical care they need; however, getting to their scheduled treatment may be a challenge.
“One cancer patient requiring radiation therapy could need anywhere from 20 to 30 trips to treatment in six …Read Full Article
With some common sense, good equipment and sound advice, you can stay fit and active.
by Jerry Davich
Staying active while avoiding aches, pains and sports injuries can feel like straddling a dangerous tightrope for many people over age 50. However, it’s a balancing act that can be done with the proper gear, professional guidance and a little common sense.
“Everyone is able to accommodate …Read Full Article
Indianapolis dining scene has more options all the time, from traditional steaks and Italian fare to eclectic new choices.
by Elizabeth J. Musgrave
I am delighted to be invited to create this culinary, wine and spirits column for Retirement Living. As the food and drink scene continues to thrive in tourism, local movements and education, the energy is positive and ever-expanding. To kick off …Read Full Article
More seniors are spurning retirement and building brand-new careers, often through business startups and new products.
by Jerry Davich
At an age when most veteran workers are eyeing retirement and ramping down their office duties, more seniors than ever are reinventing themselves. Not only to stay employed in an ageless global workforce, but also to remain vibrant, productive and in demand.
Call them 21st century …Read Full Article
For Tom VanProoyen, retirement is still more than a decade’s drive away.
by Michael Puente
When you run one of the oldest, largest and most successful car dealerships in Northwest Indiana, it’s difficult to even think about walking away from it to retire.
“I think I’m at least a decade away,” says Tom VanProoyen, owner and operator of Schepel Buick GMC Cadillac of Merrillville.
VanProoyen’s …Read Full Article
Retirement is a great time to find a new passion, including painting.
by Carol Moore
Retirement means being busier than ever for Rita Berg of St. John. “I’ve always lived a very busy lifestyle,” she says. “I went from being busy in the medical community to being busy in the art community.” She’d always enjoyed crafting, even made her own cards, so she thought she …Read Full Article
A varied menu of music, art and theater, including lots of free offerings.
by John Cain
The Northwest Indiana Symphony continues its South Shore Summer Music Festival with free concerts, sponsored by Strack & Van Til and JPMorgan Chase, at Central Park in Griffith on July 25, Franciscan Communities in Crown Point on July 26, Wolf Lake Pavilion in Hammond on August 1 and Redar …Read Full Article