Life Care Center of Valparaiso News

The President's Weekly Message

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Life is filled with an array of highs and lows, successes and disappointments, happiness and sadness.

Each week, Life Care President Beecher Hunter shares a message of hope, encouragement, and celebration of our blessings to those in the Life Care family and for the public at large.

The themes emphasize that true joy arises from obedience to God and is best measured through service to others.

Local retired pitching phenom featured in national magazine

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Long-time Valparaiso, Indiana, resident Ruth Born’s life and experiences as a pitcher in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League are highlighted in the 2018 edition of Life Care LEADER magazine, a publication of Life Care Centers of America...

Date: 10-15-18 | Category: Residents | Location: Life Care Center of Valparaiso

Life Care of Valparaiso leader wins company’s divisional President’s Award

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Life Care Centers of America honored Amber Janeczko, executive director at Life Care Center of Valparaiso, Indiana, on Aug. 27, 2018, with one of its two Central Division President’s Awards.

The President’s Award, given during Life Care’s annual management meeting at its headquarters in Cleveland, Tennessee, recognizes distinguished service in a long-term health care management role...

Date: 08-31-18 | Category: Awards | Location: Life Care Center of Valparaiso

Life Care Center of Valparaiso gets knee replacement patient walking

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Christina Behagel came to Life Care Center of Valparaiso, Indiana, on March 15, 2017, after a bilateral total knee replacement.

When she arrived, Behagel needed assistance to walk and transfer from one surface to another (such as a bed to a wheelchair). She also needed extensive assistance to get dressed....

Date: 04-20-18 | Category: Success Stories | Location: Life Care Center of Valparaiso

Life Care Center of Valparaiso hosts rehab reunion

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On Sept. 29, 2017, Life Care Center of Valparaiso, Indiana, hosted a rehab reunion for former patients who had completed their rehab over the last year.

Fourteen of these rehab graduates attended the event, which took place in the main dining room with a Stars of Rehab theme, complete with stars, balloons and photo ops....

Date: 02-01-18 | Category: Community Events | Location: Life Care Center of Valparaiso

Life Care Center of Valparaiso patients paint for rehab

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Rehabilitation at Life Care Center of Valparaiso, Indiana, took on a creative touch on Nov. 2, 2017.

Amanda Blade, occupational therapist, set up a session for three rehab patients and a long-term care resident to paint together as part of their occupational therapy training....

Date: 01-23-18 | Category: Community Events | Location: Life Care Center of Valparaiso

Life Care Center of Valparaiso celebrates National Nursing Home Week

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National Nursing Home Week at Life Care Center of Valparaiso, Indiana, was a fun and active time this year.

From May 14-19, 2017, the skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility held a variety of events based on the national theme, “The Spirit of America....”

Date: 08-18-17 | Category: Community Events | Location: Life Care Center of Valparaiso

Whatever It Takes And Then Some winners - October 2016

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 Life Care Centers of America’s Whatever It Takes And Then Some program honors associates who go beyond their job descriptions in caring for residents, their families and fellow associates. Here are three of the inspiring stories from our October 2016 winners.

Date: 12-19-16 | Category: Associates | Location: Life Care Center of Valparaiso

Patient regains independence at Life Care Center of Valparaiso

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Marion McDougall began therapy at Life Care Center of Valparaiso, Indiana, on Feb. 11, 2016.

McDougall underwent a total knee replacement at Porter Regional Hospital in Valparaiso, causing limited mobility.

Date: 11-14-16 | Category: Residents | Location: Life Care Center of Valparaiso

Life Care Center of Valparaiso hosts Mother’s Day Tea

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On May 8, 2016, Life Care Centers of Valparaiso, Indiana, held a Mother’s Day Tea.

Residents and their families were invited for snacks and refreshments in the facility’s dining room. These included finger sandwiches, assorted desserts, coffee, tea and lemonade.

Date: 07-13-16 | Category: Community Events | Location: Life Care Center of Valparaiso

Life Care Center of Valparaiso hosts heart health community event

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In honor of Heart Health Month, Life Care Center of Valparaiso, Indiana, hosted a Healthy Heart event for the community.

Approximately 30 community members, mostly seniors, attended and enjoyed a catered breakfast of spinach and roasted tomato mini-quiche, turkey bacon, fresh fruit, yogurt parfaits and blueberry muffins.

Date: 04-12-16 | Category: Community Events | Location: Life Care Center of Valparaiso

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