Friday Success Story: Hendricks County resident manages depression

The recent tragic death of comedian Robin Williams raised the nation’s awareness about the devastating impact depression has on the lives of those who suffer from this mental illness.

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Friday Success Story: Life saving cancer treatment

The 2014 Polar Vortex made winter challenging for many Hoosiers, but the severe weather was the least of “Trudy’s” concerns.

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Pat McAfee joins United Way team

Across the country, NFL clubs and players are working with United Ways to advance health and education for America’s young people. United Way of Central Indiana continues to partner with the Indianapolis Colts thanks to the help of punter Pat McAfee.

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Friday Success Story: Legals assistance prevents senior from losing home

“Louella” was recently the object of a board of health lawsuit and was in jeopardy of being removed from her home.

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Friday Success Story: Adult day services keep mom at home

About two years ago, Clair was diagnosed with dementia. Even then she fought to hold on to her independence and stayed in her apartment as long as she could. But when it became increasingly difficult to manage her own affairs, especially financial matters, she reluctantly agreed to move in with her daughter.

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Friday Success Story: Emergency childcare for mom hospitalized after accident

The “Johnson” family from Colorado were driving through Indiana on their way back home after visiting relatives over the holidays when their car was struck by a semi and overturned.

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Friday Success Story: Planting seeds

Although the Far Eastside Peace Garden had a very shaky start, the seeds planted in the community yielded much more than vegetables and flowers.

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Friday Success Story: Strong is the new skinny

“Get your STRONG on” and “STRONG is the new skinny” are phrases Robanne Robin lives by. A certified hip hop instructor, this author and registered nurse leads weekly classes for kids and adults at local YMCAs.

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Friday Success Story: Coping with vision loss

An Army veteran and WellPoint retiree, Chuck was enjoying his retirement and all it had to offer until he began having vision problems.

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Friday Success Story: Free legal services help 100-year-old get needed healthcare

Ruby’s retirement income is considerably below the poverty level. And while her daughter is committed to caring for her mother at home, she needs to work full time to support the household.

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