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

Senior Safety Net Food Distribution Comes to Blackford County

HARTFORD CITY, IN – LifeStream Services and Second Harvest Food Bank of East Central Indiana are partnering to offer a Senior Safety Net food distribution in Blackford County. The program will provide assorted foods for older adults in need. The Blackford County Senior Safety Net will be held on the… Full Article

LifeStream Receives Grant from the Arby’s Foundation

LifeStream Services was awarded two grants totaling $6,750 from The Arby’s Foundation to support local youth. These funds were allocated by the Arby’s Foundation from the twice yearly national Make a Difference fundraiser which raises funds through guest donations at local restaurants across the country. In addition to serving older… Full Article

LifeStream Services Offering New Caregiver Program

LifeStream Services is now offering a new caregiver program for grandparents raising grandchildren and other adults providing kinship care. Parenting a Second Time Around (PASTA) is an educational and support group developed by the Cornell University Cooperative Extension. PASTA will empower those who have moved into the parenting role for… Full Article

LifeStream to Host Drive-Thru Events for Caregivers in November

LifeStream Services invites caregivers to the Caregiver Drive-Thru Appreciation in celebration of National Caregiver Month in November. Caregivers can stop by to receive a loaf of pumpkin bread, hot cider, and resources to help in the caregiving process. There is no fee to attend this event and everything is complimentary… Full Article

Open Enrollment SHIP Counseling

The State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) provides free, impartial health insurance information for people with Medicare. SHIP is a part of a federal network of State Health Insurance Assistance Programs and is not affiliated with any insurance company or agency and does not sell insurance. SHIP helps answer your… Full Article

LifeStream needs your help to deliver hope during the holidays

LifeStream is seeking support from the community to help them deliver hope to older adults who are isolated and alone during the holiday season with AngelWish. LifeStream’s AngelWish program coordinates the delivery of gift sets to isolated older adults in Blackford, Delaware, Fayette, Franklin, Grant, Henry, Jay, Madison, Randolph, Rush,… Full Article

Local Volunteer and BSU Student Recognized by Points of Light

MUNCIE, IN – Duncan McLarty, LifeStream volunteer and Ball State University student athlete, was recognized as an honoree for the George H.W. Bush Points of Light Awards Celebration Inspiration Honor Roll. Points of Light is a national organization that works to inspire, equip, and mobilize people to take action that… Full Article

Local Volunteer Honored with Golden Hoosier Award

NEW CASTLE - Patricia Kinnett was one of 24 older adults to receive the Golden Hoosier Award from the State of Indiana at a virtual ceremony on Wednesday, September 23.  The Golden Hoosier Award acknowledges outstanding Indiana senior citizens for the impact they have made on the lives of others… Full Article

LifeStream Advocates for Older Adults on Voting

With the November 3 elections around the corner, LifeStream Services is educating older adults on absentee voting. As East Central Indiana’s Aging and Disability Resource Center and the Area Agency on Aging, one of LifeStream’s roles under the Older Americans Act is to advocate for older adults. Right now that… Full Article