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

Celebrating Grandparents

History of Grandparents Day In 1969, nine-year-old Russell Capper sent President Nixon a letter suggesting that a day should be set aside in order to celebrate grandparents. On June 12, 1969, he received a letter back from Rose Mary Woods — Personal Secretary to the President — reading, “Dear Russell,… Full Article

Senior Café Updates

Due to the increase in COVID-19 cases in the counties we serve, our Senior Café sites are now closed for indoor dining. Distribution of meals varies depending on the site. The health and safety of those we serve and our community is our top priority. We will continue to monitor cases… Full Article

Adults Age 55+ Invited to Participate in the JOY Games in Richmond

RICHMOND, IN – LifeStream Services is partnering with Reid Health Alliance Medicare, The Leland Legacy, and the Richmond Senior Recreation Center to host the JOY (Just Older Youth) Games in Richmond. The event, previously known as the Area 9 Senior Games, features three days of activities for adults over the… Full Article

LifeStream Services to Reopen Senior Cafés in August

LifeStream Senior Cafés provide nutritious meals on a donation basis to those 60 and over and their spouse. Individuals under the age of 60 can enjoy lunch for a small fee of $6.50. Meals must be reserved at least one day in advance by calling the Senior Café or LifeStream… Full Article

LifeStream Golden Hoosier Recipients

Each year, LifeStream recognizes outstanding volunteers in our community with the LifeStream Golden Hoosier Award. Due to the pandemic, we were unable to have an official ceremony, so we surprised the recipients with their awards Ed McMahon style! This year’s recipients of the LifeStream Golden Hoosier Award were Ann Herrman… Full Article

Celebrating Independence

Most people take their independence for granted. They go to work, play with the kids, coach baseball, cook on the grill, and make their own decisions. For older people, though, independence can be lost as issues with aging affect or prevent them from doing the things they used to do.… Full Article