Cancer patients and their loved ones can expect a warm-and-homey vibe— and a plethora of free services—when they step inside the new Bloomington- based Cancer Support Community South Central Indiana (CSCSCI).
When rehabilitation therapists Jennifer Freeman and Carolyn Utesch attended a 2019 conference sponsored by the Parkinson’s Foundation, they couldn’t have predicted how it might change their lives—and the lives of the estimated 350 Monroe County residents living with Parkinson’s disease.
Indiana is a dangerous place to be a pregnant person. With one of the highest rates of maternal mortality in the United States, Indiana sees approximately 50 people die of pregnancy-related complications for every 100,000 live births each year.
Brian Shockney already had his work cut out for him—and then COVID-19 came along. As president of Indiana University Health South Central Region, Shockney has been managing teams working to build and transition to the new $557 million IU Health Bloomington Regional Academic Health Center (RAHC).
With the recent acquisition of a third suite in Fountain Square Mall, Bloomington Massage & Bodyworks is now providing a movement and art space to complement the therapeutic work that’s been offered since 1997.
Judy and Paul Tedesco have logged countless miles trekking around the Twin Lakes Recreation Center track. Judy also rides the recumbent bike, Paul enjoys pickleball, and they both use the weight machines. The couple visits the City-run fitness facility nearly every day.
Sneha Dave learned to cope with chronic illness when she was just a little girl. At age 6, she was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis, a form of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) affecting the large intestine.
As one person interviewed for this story explained, “If you’ve met one Latino … you’ve met one Latino.” That’s because to say someone is Hispanic or Latino tells little except that their family originates from a Spanish-speaking country.
The second annual Freezefest will be held January 20–22 at multiple locations throughout downtown Bloomington and will offer ice sculpture displays, live ice-carving demonstrations by internationally renowned sculptors, and food trucks.