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Westminster Village North Presents Age of Champions

Posted on: April 17th, 2014 by Laurie Wilson No Comments

Age of Champions is an award-winning documentary which follows five competitors who sprint, leap, and swim for gold at the National Senior Olympics. You’ll meet a 100 year-old tennis champion, 86 year-old pole vaulter, and rough-and-tumble basketball grandmothers as they triumph over the limitations of age. On Tuesday, April 22, Westminster Village North will show the documentary at 7:00 p.m. in the Social Hall.  Through the stories of these seniors, you are sure to be amazed and inspired. So many seniors […]

Westminster Village North Participates in Eli Lilly Global Day of Service

Posted on: October 23rd, 2013 by Laurie Wilson No Comments

LeadingAge Indiana Members Westminster Village North and Joy’s House participated in the Eli Lilly Global Day of Service. Approximately 150 Lilly volunteers worked on projects to benefit the work these members do with persons with Alzheimer’s. The volunteers were from the Lilly marketing department and they chose to work with the LeadingAge Indiana members as a reflection of Lilly’s work on Alzheimer’s drugs and interest in the disease. More than 20,000 Lilly employees participated in this day of service in more […]

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Posted on: May 1st, 2013 by Sandra Cline No Comments

According to the National Center on Elder Abuse and Administration on Aging, the 2010 U.S. Census recorded the greatest number and proportion of people age 65 and older in all of decennial census history: 40.3 million, or 13 percent of the total population. By 2050, people age 65 and older are expected to comprise 20 percent of the total U.S. population. The fastest growing segment of American’s population consists of those 85 and up. In 2010, there were 5.8 million […]