Recent Blog Posts

Flyfishing, Friends & 1,600 Miles

In a couple days, my wife and I, along with 13 of our closest friends, will embark on the trip of a lifetime. Ever since our college days we have been talking and dreaming about taking a trip to Yellowstone, however for the past few years nobody had taken the...

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My Next 30 Years

A week ago, I hit one of those milestone birthdays. 30. I truly believe I would not be where I am today had it not been for the support of my awesome family. Once again, I enlisted their help to put this birthday in perspective. I asked various family members what...

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Looking Back On Race Day

This weekend, we, in the Indianapolis area, gear up for the thrilling tradition of the Indy 500 at Speedway.  My family has very fond memories of race week and it is an event we can all look back on and cherish. I specifically remember walking the concourse for the...

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Music in Healthcare

Published By: Rick Koen I’ve been very blessed to participate in music ministry for the past 10 years focused in the healthcare arena at an Indianapolis health system. The power of music in this setting can be overwhelming at times. We regularly play for patients at a...

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LifeShare Spotlight: Vetter Health Services

History Vetter Health Services, a LifeShare client since August 2012, operates thirty long-term care facilities in Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Wyoming. Jack and Eldora Vetter’s founding vision was to “give the elderly members of our community a place to feel...

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New LifeShare Feature: Podcasts

“Before television there was radio, but the pictures were in the mind.” That is the opening of the first show of “Sunday at the Memories” with Ray Durkee. “Sunday at the Memories” celebrates the nostalgia of music and cultural references like movies, commercials, news...

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Keep Me in Mind

“Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.” Mark Twain In today’s day and age, one of the reasons we are so scared of the words Cancer and Alzheimer’s is because we are continually educated through all forms of media. Everybody knows...

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Thanks for the Memories

This week I was going through a number of old family photos looking for pictures of my mother and grandmothers to post on Facebook for Mother’s Day.  It had been quite a while since I looked through these photos and it took me some time to find the ones I wanted.  In...

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