Archive for November, 2014

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 8:01 PM | by mitch

Client Hope Story: Ann

By Michelle Hallmark, Client Navigation Manager Ann* is one of many Door to Wellness regulars who attend the program every week. The program launched in April of this year to help cancer patients and survivors increase their self-sufficiency. So far our attendees have reported many benefits of the program such as improvements in flexibility, pain […]

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 8:01 PM | by mitch

It’s never too late to start exercising!

By Tanya Shelburne, Vice-President of Program Development We all know that exercise is a critical part of staying healthy and preventing illness, and there is plenty of research to support this. But recent studies also show mounting evidence in support of exercise among those already dealing with serious health issues, including cancer! A study published […]

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 8:02 PM | by mitch

Small group, big idea!

By Gerri Pagach, Executive Assistant After my dad was diagnosed with cancer, I spent a lot of time thinking about how I could help. I started volunteering for Little Red Door in 2008.  Four years later I was hired as a full-time employee. I shared my story and my newfound passion with my friends, family […]

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 8:02 PM | by mitch

What healthcare changes mean for our clients

By Tanya Shelburne, Vice-President of Program Development The healthcare landscape is changing across the country and right here in central Indiana as the Affordable Care Act (ACA) rolls out. Despite a few system glitches during the first open enrollment period from October 2013-March 2014, enrollment goals exceeded expectations. Over 8 million people enrolled in insurance […]