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Senior Services

Franciscan Health senior services help older patients keep their mind and body fit, treat both simple and complex health problems, and help ease the burden of illness. Geriatric specialists are part of our senior services.

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There are several available colon cancer screening testing strategies. The colonoscopy remains the most popular option because of its ability to directly visualize the colon and remove any discovered lesions that same day.

Let's Talk About Colon Cancer Screening

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Hepatitis C in Baby Boomers

Born Between 1945 and 1965? Get Tested for Hepatitis C

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Medications for blood pressure, diabetes and depression may increase your risk of falling.

Your Medication May Be Putting You At A Higher Risk Of Falls

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The Volunteer Advocates for Seniors and Incapacitated Adults (VASIA) organization of Franciscan Health Hammond welcomed 11 new members.

Franciscan Health's Volunteer Advocates Program In Northern Indiana Welcomes New Members In 2019

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Revisiting the idea of 10,000 steps needed for heart health.

10,000 Steps, Revisited

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Turning 65 - What you should know about Medicare

Turning 65: Is Medicare Or Health Insurance Through Work A Better Option?

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Heart Issues Increase for Baby Boomers

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Preventing Falls in Your Home (Infographic)

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