Community center dedicates spring recital in memory of Jayla

Born with a cleft palate and other congenital disorders, Jayla’s health was always fragile. She couldn’t hear or speak and underwent frequent surgeries and painful medical procedures throughout her life.

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In helping others, Pat finds her purpose

When she took a call last winter from a senior asking for a Friendly Visitor, Judy thought maybe she had misunderstood.

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Patricia is no longer running from her past

As a child, Patricia excelled in school and was popular with the kids in her neighborhood. At twelve, her life suddenly changed forever.

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Helping live with Sickle Cell Disease

As a child, Sharon often wasn’t allowed to play outside with her siblings and friends because her parents were afraid the summer heat would cause overexertion and dehydration.

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Equine-assisted therapy helps child development for child with special needs

Watching a child progress from scooting to crawling, then standing and finally taking those first big steps is one of the great joys of parenthood. For Leo’s parents, it seemed like these celebrations might never come.

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Gender-variant teen finds acceptance

The stresses of school, physical and emotional changes, wanting to fit in, peer pressure, worry about making decisions for the future – adolescence isn’t easy for anyone.

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Counseling helps teen change behavior and stay in school

Sam had been exposed to drugs and aggressive behaviors for much of his upbringing. Though his fmaily moved, that experience had already been a bad influence on him.

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Aqua therapy and determination help woman walk again

After back surgery 20 years ago, Essie Tolbert began suffering from arthritis that affected not only her back, but her legs as well. Only 48 years old at the time, she feared she might never walk again.

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How SAVI’s data and services are informing public health in Central Indiana

SAVI is the nation’s largest online data system of its type, helping you make informed decisions based on the social, economic and other demographic realities in some 2,000 Central Indiana communities.

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Friday Success Story: Volunteers provide elderly the help they need

Many older adults and disabled individuals live alone and need help to stay comfortable and secure. We believe that the little things can make a huge difference in helping them maintain their independence and remain in their homes.

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