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Iron Chef Judge Mario Rizzotti Brings ‘Taste of Italy’ to Hartsfield Village continuing care retirement community

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Chocolate cannoli, espresso shooters and limoncello gelato were just a few of the samplings on the dessert table as the Food Network's Iron Chef America Judge Mario Rizzotti stopped in at Hartsfield Village to visit good friend Chef Gabe Rosado last week and cook up authentic Italian desserts. The kitchen tour was part of Hartsfield Village’s “Taste of Italy” event where residents had an opportunity to ask the Iron Chef expert about authentic Italian foods and sample a few of those delicacies presented by the Hartsfield culinary staff.

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Early access to hospice care provides better quality of life

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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.

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Rittenhouse Chef Jeremy Biella works hard and dreams big

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As a dedicated sports fan and athlete, Jeremy Biella thought he had his life laid out on a map. After signing to play for the Gary SouthShore RailCats in 2006, big dreams of becoming a major league player began to swirl around his mind until an injury prevented him from continuing his baseball career. Biella’s interesting in becoming a chef began to surface after receiving some life-changing and eye-opening news.

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All dressed up and going home: John Moffit graduates from therapy at Addison Pointe

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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.

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Addison Pointe Employee Warms the Room in Winter Months

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Addison Pointe Employee Warms the Staff in Winter Months

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Seniors Get Screenings, Snacks and Vital Information at Chesterton Health Fair


Seniors-Get-Screenings-Snacks-and-Vital-Information-at-Chesterton-Health-Fair_01 A Senior Health and Wellness Fair sponsored by Franciscan ACO attracted in excess of 120 community members to Chesterton’s Sand Creek Country Club on Nov. 7.

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Addison Pointe & Rehabilitation Center's Exceptional Service Receives Praise from Patients and Their Families

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Whether you’re a family member of a potential resident, it’s never too early to start thinking about senior living and care. Taking the time to plan for this step can enhance the quality of life until that point and provide reassurance for those about to start. At Addison Pointe Health and Rehabilitation, this portion of life is considered the most important, as they focus their staff and facility to provide the highest quality of living. If you are considering or even thinking about senior care and living, here is a chance to read testimonials from patients and family members who have received exceptional service from Addison Pointe.

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Shout Out to Addison Pointe Health & Rehabilitation Team Members

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Only the most compassionate senior care centers hire the employees to truly match their level of commitment. At Addison Pointe Health & Rehabilitation Center, employees go above and beyond the norm to provide the best possible care for their residents. Aside from their dedication, the level of empathy they give to each aspect of their job shows.

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Porter County TRIAD Health Expo Highlights NWI Senior Care Options

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On Tuesday, Community Healthcare System’s Valparaiso Health Center of St. Mary Medical Center played host to one of the Region’s biggest health fairs of the year: the Porter County TRIAD Health Expo. With dozens of vendors, free continental breakfast and lunch, and several health and safety, the event helped visitors to learn more about senior healthcare services around the Region.

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Addison Pointe Stays on the Cutting Edge of Fun, Effective Physical Rehab

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Getting yourself or a loved one back on their feet after a surgery seems like a daunting task at first. Rigorous physical training, often outdated methods, or simply taking the time out of a day can all make it difficult. Addison Pointe Health & Rehabilitation Center in Chesterton has made it a goal since they first got their start to stay on the cutting edge of rehab programs and make sure that their guests have a fun, quick, and successful experience that gets them back into their everyday routine.

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Addison Pointe Health & Rehabilitation Center Enjoys Visit from National American Miss Indiana

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Living well is the lifestyle you will find at Addison Pointe Health & Rehabilitation Center in Chesterton. Our well-trained, compassionate staff supervise every aspect of resident's wellness. With 24-hour nursing care, Addison Pointe focuses on the entire spectrum of one's well-being; from their physical and emotional health to their needs for friendship and intellectual stimulation.

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