Indiana Launches the Community Assessment Survey for Older Adults

A message from the Family and Social Services Administration's Division of Aging. The Family and Social Services Administration's Division of Aging, in conjunction with Indiana's Area Agencies on Aging, is conducting the Community Assessment Survey for Older Adults (tm). Previously conducted in 2013 and 2017, CASOA, administered by Polco &… Full Article

Senior Safety Net Food Distribution Now Offered in Grant County

MARION, IN – LifeStream Services, Second Harvest Food Bank of East Central Indiana, Marion-Grant County Senior Center, and the Grant County Rescue Mission are partnering to offer a Senior Safety Net food distribution in Grant County. The program will provide assorted foods for older adults in need. The Grant County… Full Article

November is Family Caregiver Month

LifeStream Services is joining the nation in celebrating National Family Caregivers Month throughout the month of November. There are over 53 million caregivers in the United States alone. These individuals spend their time making life better for their loved one through the selfless care they provide. This year's national campaign,… Full Article

LifeStream Providing SHIP Counseling During Open Enrollment

LifeStream Services has trained State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) counselors on staff to help navigate the complexities of healthcare during the Open Enrollment period which ends on December 7. SHIP provides free, impartial health insurance information and is not affiliated with any insurance company. SHIP can help answer questions… Full Article

AngelWish – Delivering Hope to Isolated Seniors

LifeStream Services is seeking support from the community to help deliver hope to older adults who are isolated and alone during the holidays with AngelWish. AngelWish is an annual program that coordinates the doorstep delivery of special gifts to isolated seniors in Blackford, Delaware, Fayette, Franklin, Grant, Henry, Jay, Madison,… Full Article

LifeStream and YMCA Partner for Kinship Caregiver Resources Drive-Thru

LifeStream Services and the YMCA of Muncie invite adults caring for a child relative (a niece, nephew, grandchild, etc.) to the Kinship Resources Drive-Thru. Attendees will receive valuable resources and items to assist in the caregiving of the child(ren) including shelf stable food, books, information on local resources, and more.… Full Article

Caregivers Invited to Drive-Thru Appreciation Events

LifeStream Services invites caregivers to the Caregiver Drive-Thru Appreciation events in celebration of National Family Caregivers Month in November. Caregivers can simply drive-thru to receive helpful caregiver resources from local organizations and a sweet treat. Registration is not required and there is no fee to attend this event. CDC guidelines… Full Article

Local Volunteers Honored with Golden Hoosier Award

Linda Morris, of Parker City, Jan Bronnenberg of Anderson, and Edna Cox of Richmond were three of 21 older adults to receive the Golden Hoosier Award from the State of Indiana at a virtual ceremony on Wednesday, September 15. The Golden Hoosier Award acknowledges outstanding Indiana senior citizens for the… Full Article

National Medicare Education Week

National Medicare Education Week is an official week dedicated to helping baby boomers, Medicare beneficiaries, their families and caregivers learn more about Medicare. It is celebrated annually from September 15 through the 21, beginning exactly one month before the start of Medicare Open Enrollment Period (October 15-December 7). Learning about… Full Article