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The Convalescent Shop provides a full range of respiratory products and services. (Above) Jeff Siples of The Convalescent Shop is at the home of Roger West on Old Trail Road providing care and assistance. Standing behind Roger is his faithful caretaker and wife Arlene.

Any family member or loved one may be in need of daily medical care at some point in the future. It could even be you. Young or old are you aware of all your options? With November being National Home Health Care and Hospice month, it is the perfect time to let our Waynedale News readers know about some of the health care services provided right here in the Waynedale area.

One such business is The Convalescent Shop that began in 1987, with its first store in Decatur, Indiana. Jim Burk, a local...

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Critical Care Systems’ experienced team providing a full range of home infusion therapies and services to pediatric and adult patients. Standing l-r: Joan Bourbonnais-administrative assistant, Darren Goff-warehouse manager, Michelle Martin-nurse manager.  Seated l-r: Erin Gigli-general manager and Laura Runyan-pharmacy manager. (not available for photo) Lauri Meyers-pharmacy technician, Melissa Neumann-reimbursement manager and registered nurses-Lisa Allphin, Mary Haynes, Karla Hofherr, Evelyn Ladd, and Tracy Akers.

Critical Care Systems, a national medical company providing home infusion therapy, makes this header their motto—-Yes we can! These special care providers are there for children as well as adults and they are on-call 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

"Whatever it takes," says Erin Gigli, general manager.

This Fort Wayne branch, located just off of Airport Expressway at 3700 VanGuard Drive, has an experienced team of registered nurses and pharmacists that manages all aspects of a patient's...

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Torture, crucifixion and death can be pretty heavy stuff for young children. The Stations of the Cross, the ancient devotion tracing Jesus' steps to Calgary, is a part of Catholic Lenten preparation and religious education. But few books address this tradition in language geared for children. Julianne Will's third book, "Stations of the Cross for Children," answers that need with prayers that balance the heartache of the Passion with the hope of the Resurrection in everyday words that children...

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Forty vendors will be available at WD Elementary School, located on Elzey across from WD Park. There will be jewelry, flowers, wooden items, homemade pies, blankets, hats, scarves, and many bargain items.

The bazaar will open Saturday, Dec. 3 at 9am and will close at 3pm.

Door prizes will be given away every 15 minutes, including gifts from Rich's Auto, Spyro's, Waynewood Inn, East of Chicago Pizza, Marathon Station, and many more.

The money earned from the bazaar goes to the PTA for special...

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Information provided by Klaehn, Fahl & Melton Funeral Homes

 

November is National Hospice Month and hospice plays a vital role in our community. Professional hospice workers make a meaningful and humanitarian contribution to Fort Wayne communities and to communities all over the world.

The hospice approach to care utilizes an interdisciplinary team of medical professionals and trained volunteers to provide pain and symptom management, psychosocial support and spiritual care to the dying and...

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Krista Leffers, a senior at Bishop Luers, is a finalist for the Wendy's High School Heisman award. On Sunday, November 13th Krista along with her parents, Steve and Karen Leffers and Bishop Luers Principal, Mary Keefer attended an awards luncheon at the RCA Dome. Krista and the other Indiana finalists were honored on the football field prior to the Colts/Houston Texans game.

The Wendy's High School Heisman recognizes high school students throughout the country who excel in academics, athletics...

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God has blessed us so with your love, 

The best picture of the year was Going My Way, Judy Garland was singing "This Heart of Mine" on the radio, and Harry Truman served as President. For us, November 3, 1945, was the luckiest day of our lives. That was the day you spoke the words of promise, hope, and a new life together; the day you were married.

Dad provided for the family by working at American Hoist and Derrick until his retirement. Mom was a stay-at-home mom until we were all well...

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Giving to soldiers away from home these Waynedale Elementary students are sending 400 handcrafted ornaments to Iraq.

Remembering not only the veterans who have long since passed on, but also the ones who continue to serve and are currently defending our nation and our values a Veterans Day Assembly was held on Thursday, November 10, 2005 honoring all veterans.

The Pledge of Allegiance began the program with the advanced recorders and the chorus playing and singing tunes about our everyday...

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Family Life Center and current site of worship

"Celebrate God's Goodness from Generation to Generation" is the theme of Avalon Missionary Church's 50th anniversary. A special combined worship service will be held on Sunday, November 20, at 9:30 AM followed by an all church potluck dinner. In the afternoon a gathering of praise and remembrance will be held at 2:00 PM. Several former pastors as well as denominational leaders will participate in the service.

The history of the Avalon Missionary Church had its beginning sometime before 1920...

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