Visitor Restrictions & COVID-19 Information

Visitor restrictions have been implemented at Franciscan locations across Indiana and Illinois. Many provider office locations have temporarily reduced hours of operation. 


Online Risk Assessment

Franciscan Health is offering a COVID-19 Risk Assessment and medical provider consultations to help direct you to the most appropriate care.



As the world responds to COVID-19, the Franciscan Health Foundation has created the Preparedness & Response Fund to support our response to this public health crisis.


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Senior services at Franciscan Health

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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News at Franciscan Health

Earlier this spring, PACE staff decorated their vehicles for a parade past the homes of program participants as a way of keeping touch with them during the pandemic.


Through COVID-19, Franciscan's PACE Program In Northwest Indiana Maintains Strong Connections With Senior Clients

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Staying connected to loved ones during self-isolation in a pandemic


5 Ways To Connect With Elderly Loved Ones From A Distance

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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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Image of man and woman holding a heart balloon to reflect Heart Disease in Baby Boomers


Heart Issues Increase for Baby Boomers

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Preventing Falls in Your Home


Preventing Falls in Your Home (Infographic)

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