Finding Your "Why" with the Body Knowledge Program

Finding Your “Why” with the Body Knowledge Program

     Sam Mishelow was ready to make a change in his life. During the past year, he’d experienced the loss of three close friends to various health issues. He was planning to welcome his first grandchild soon. And as he reached age 65, his weight had slowly crept to 218 pounds. He wasn’t happy […]

From Land to Completion: Riverview Health Westfield Hospital

From Land to Completion: Riverview Health Westfield Hospital

Anyone who regularly drives by the intersection of U.S. 31 and State Road 32 has seen the exciting evolution of Riverview Health Westfield Hospital. The hospital features the area’s first combined ER and urgent care, which means you only have to come to one place when you’re sick or injured, and you will be guided […]

Riverview Health Westfield Hospital: More Than 100 Years in the Making

Riverview Health Westfield Hospital: More Than 100 Years in the Making

     It’s a hot Wednesday morning in June, and Jane Morton is doing what she does every Wednesday—waiting for someone to walk through the doors of Riverview Health so she can greet them with a warm smile and offer a friendly “hello.” Morton, 85, has been volunteering as a greeter at Riverview Health on […]

Breastfeeding Support: Opportunities at Riverview Health

Breastfeeding Support: Opportunities at Riverview Health

It’s no secret that some women experience more challenges throughout their breastfeeding journey than others. According to the CDC, 60 percent of mothers stop breastfeeding sooner than they planned. At Riverview Health we understand how difficult it can be for mothers to begin and continue breastfeeding. We offer classes and support groups so moms are […]

4 Tips for Eating (Healthy) at the Fair

4 Tips for Eating (Healthy) at the Fair

Many fairgoers visit for the animals, music, artwork, project displays, games and rides. A majority, however, come for the food. The fair is a land of deep-fried food (even food that isn’t traditionally deep-fried). Most people believe it’s impossible to be health-conscious when attending the fair. While it maybe difficult, there are a few ways […]

12 Ways to Get Protein Without Eating Meat

12 Ways to Get Protein Without Eating Meat

By Brittany Nelson, Corporate Wellness Supervisor Midwesterners love their meat—especially in Indiana. We often see it as an easy source of protein, but don’t forget it’s not the only way to get those vital nutrients. The 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend we consume nutrient-dense protein sources, including various types of meat and plant-based proteins. […]