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PURA - Purposeful Living in Retirement Seminar

We are so glad to have been a sponsor once again for the "Purposeful Living in Retirement" seminar by PURA (Purdue University Retirees Association) at Beck Agricultural Center in West Lafayette. The seminar focuses on making the best of retirement...

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Discovery Day- April 26 Agenda

"Discovery Day" is an opportunity to check out several events & activities in our campus on one convenient day! Have you ever wanted to see what this "Senior Community Without Walls" is all about? This is the perfect time to give us a try. You...

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"A Day in the Life of a Senior" Activity

During our quarterly Staff Meetings with our Caregivers, we wanted to put our staff in the shoes of a senior, so they could get an idea of why their role is so important. So, we put together a simulation exercise, where they could experience a lit...

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"Getaway Bistro" Now Open for Lunch!

We are pleased to announce that the "Getaway Bistro" in our Senior Community Without Walls Clubhouse is now open!!! For now, the bistro hours are Monday through Friday, 11:30a - 1:30p. We currently serve farm fresh, chemical-free sandwiches, soups...

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First Discovery Day - Recap

We had a blast at our first ever "Discovery Day"! If you didn't know already - Discovery Day is an open house event which provides an opprunity for the public to come check out the events & activities we host at the Senior Community Without Wa...

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Discovery Day - March 26 Agenda

“Discovery Day” is an event full of activity! Get a preview of the activities offered in our Senior Community Without Walls - there will be several you won’t want to miss! (many activities overlap & take place in separate...

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Guest Speakers - March

Welcome our guest speakers for the month of March! All guest presentations are free of charge and open to the public.

3/8 - Dan Cane speaks on the Wabash & Erie Canals, as well as other historic information of Delphi

3/10 - Mon...

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Colorful Meditations & Adult Coloring Sessions

Have you caught on to the "Adult Coloring" trend? All over store shelves, adult coloring books are being stocked to the brim and still flying off the shelves - and not just recently! Why? Are adults coloring as an act of nostalgia? No. Coloring in...

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Guest Speakers Galore - February

Please join us in welcoming local guest speakers to our Senior Community Without Walls this month! 917 Sagamore Pkwy W, West Lafayette

Feb 15 @ 2-3pm
Prophetstown State Park
Adventure is just dow...

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"Discovery Day" Coming Soon!

Instead of spending a whole month visiting one event at a time, get a ‘sample’ of all of them in one day! Our “Discovery Day” gives you the opportunity to check out several events we offer weekly at one convenient time.

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What's the Buzz About?

You wouldn't BEElieve how fascinating bees can be! Beekeeping hobbyist Ruth Coors presented for our guests yesterday, and it was sweeter than honey. For instance, did you know there are over 4,200 types of bees in the US, and over 50,000 in the wh...

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Home Maintenance Call-Out

Do you ever take a walk around your home and notice all the odd jobs you need to get done, but don't have the skill, time, or motivation to do it yourself? With our newest full-time addition to our team of Handymen, we have many slots open for you...

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Christmas Blessings to All!

Merry Christmas to all our clients, members, staff, and friends of Homecare By Design! Here is a classic Christmas poem for all to enjoy:

 

Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house
Not a creatu...

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White Elephant Party!

This Friday, Dec 23rd at 11am, join our White Elephant gift-giving party! Bring a gift (uniqueness and oddities are encouraged) of $15-25 value WRAPPED with no name tag to participate!  All party-goers will draw a number to determine the orde...

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Seniors & their adult children are invited to attend our special Senior Living Options Seminar while they're together for the holidays - join us on Dec 22 @ 11:30am or Dec 27 @ 5:30pm to join this free panel discussion.

No one PLANS to...

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When you have a hand tremor, eating can be a difficult and awkward activity. This Christmas, give someone you love the gift of eating with ease with the Liftware utensils. They are designed f...

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Secret Santa - Sign Up by 12/6!

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Testimonial from A Client's Wife

Our services not only affect the senior we work with directly, but also impact their immediate family and surroundings. In JoAnn's case, our services helped her husband stay home as long as possible, and even were there for her when her husband pa...

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Kiwanis Fundraiser - Show Your Thanks!

The Lafayette Kiwanis Club raised funds to install this awesome playground in C...

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Job Fair Recap

Our job fair was a great success yesterday! With our business always growing & evolving, we could use extra hands to provide Caregiving, Housekeeping, Home Maintenance services, and assist with activities. We hosted 3 sessions for applicants t...

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Introducing NEW Events in November

The temperature is dropping and the leaves are changing color... With the new season comes NEW activities in our Community Without Walls. Here are a few that you can look forward to!

1. Ballroom Dancing Lessons - 6 weeks o...

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Charity Event for Neglected Children

Every child deserves a loving, accepting environment to grow up in. "Royal Family Kids" is an organization whose main focus is to provide love & support to abused, neglected, and a...

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Ballroom Dancing Lessons

Join us on Wednesdays @ 1:30pm for this 6-week Ballroom Dancing course, starting November 2nd. Elizabeth Hendrickson of Camelot Dance Club will be instructing guests i...

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Vote in J&C's Reader's Choice Awards!

Vote for us in Lafayette Journal & Courier's annual Reader's Choice Awards! As the most progressive...

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NEW "Senior Heroes" Recognition Program

Have you ever encountered an individual who truly makes an impact in the lives of seniors? We are excited to introduce our NEW monthly recognition program - Senior Heroes!

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What is Membership?

Becoming a member of Homecare By Design's Community Without Walls could be just the thing you need if you're looking for a more independent, flexible alternative to moving into a retirement community. But what does it mean to be a Member,...

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Benefit Breast Cancer Research

Have an enjoyable time with peers and "pay it forward" at the same time - Join us for our Wine & Cheese event this Friday, 9/30 4-5:30pm, as we raise funds for Breast Cancer Research! Of course, wine & cheese will be served, as well as oth...

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Recap - Sept Animal Meet n' Greet

On September 19th, we had our second riveting (or should we say, "ribbeting"?) visit from the Columbian Park Zoo. Guests got acquainted with a guinea pig, giant frog, monitor lizard, and a beautiful cockatoo named Milo. Join us for our next Animal...

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Wine & Cheese Charity Event

Breast Cancer Awareness month is coming this October, and what better way to kick off the Awareness month than a charity event at the end of September! Join us on Friday, September 30th from 4-5:30pm for wine, hors d'oeuvres, and live music at our...

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Caregiver Quarterly Meeting

Another wonderful, successful day of Caregiver Staff Meetings! We have quarterly meetings for our Caregivers to review policies, reward & recognize them for meeting certain goals, and to remind them how much value they bring to Homecare By Des...

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Inside Look at our Mystery Dinner!

Have you ever wondered what a Murder Mystery Dinner looks like? Look no further - here is a sneak peek at our first Mystery Dinner in our new 6000 ft2 campus. There will be many Mystery Dinners to come - Call us at 765-464-8080 if you w...

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Open House Gallery

We had 200-300 guests at our Ribbon Cutting & Open House on Thursday, August 25th, 2016. The music tickled our ears as we enjoyed to gentle roar of the crowd, enjoying food, drinks, and the energy of celebration and growth. Thank you to the Learn More

Gearing Up for Open House

We're getting ready for our BIG Ribbon Cutting & Open House this Thursday @ 3:30pm! Today, our "Getaway Bistro" sign was installed by Creative Inc., and boy, does it look GOOD! We can't wait for yo...

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Events 8/15 - 8/19

We've been seeing a ton of new faces the past couple of weeks! We hope YOURS will be one of them soon!

 

Here's what's coming up this week:

Monday: 11am Life Group Bible Study; 2pm Zumba Gold

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Euchre Galore!

On Friday, we kicked off our first Euchre group, and what a great turnout! Our guests (and some of our own team members) enjoyed euchre for hours! Feel free to join us any Friday @ 1pm for Euchre so you too can enjoy the laughter and challenge of ...

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VIP Mystery Dinner

"A little party never killed nobody..."

We're thrilled to share that we are hosting our first of many "Murder Mystery Dinners" in our new location THIS week for special guests (invitation only). Our guests are ass...

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Events 8/8 - 8/12

We've got a busy schedule of events and activities this week for you to enjoy! Membership is STILL COMPLIMENTARY at this time!

 

Here's the breakdown of this week:

Monday: 11am Life Group Bible Study; ...

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Alzheimer's Education

On Friday, a speaker from the Alzheimer's Association delivered the second of two valuable les...

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Baby Boomer News

Keep updated about happenings in the Baby Boomer generation at BoomerCafe! This community news site is meant to bring Baby Boomers (born between 1946 and 1964) together, inspiring one anothe...

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What to Know Before Retiring

What will happen after you retire? Where will you live? Who will care for you? How will you maintain independence and stay young at heart? Soon-to-be retirees should be asking themselves these hard questions, and we can help you find answers. Lear...

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Brush & Brunch!

Join us on Friday 7/22 @ 11am for a special "Brush & Brunch" session. Have you ever wanted to create a work of art, but thought you needed some extra guidance along the way? A local artist will provide detailed step-by-step instructions to cre...

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We're excited to welcome a few new friendly faces to the Homecare By Design team! Bo Kuzee-Baumis (pictured 2nd from left) will be handling our HR initiatives, Jamie Kelly (center) will be the Active Lifestyle Coordinator, and Sara Winkler (not pi...

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Now Hiring Caregivers for All Shifts!

Homecare By Design is growing rapidly, and we need compassionate people like YOU to care for seniors!

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The Morton Bridge Club is offering Bridge Lessons at our Senior Community Without Walls! Players of any skill level are invited to participate in this card game of intellect and entertainment. The lessons will be every Tuesday at 10 a.m. starting ...

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Staff Party Sensation!

Our monthly staff party was a huge hit last night! The "Fiesta de Familia" was the first staff party hosted in our new 6000ft2 location, which brought the best out of all us - we devoured tacos, demolished piñatas, and even cut a...

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New Signage

Progress Report 5-10-16

We had our first of many window signs installed this morning by our friends at Creative Inc Graphics! This beautiful sign is only a small preview of the beauty of our new Senio...

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May Calendar

It's official! Homecare By Design has moved into our new 6000 ft2 space! Come check us out in May for FREE by attending any of our events. Click here to view our May calendar of ac...

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Big Move TODAY!

Today, with the help of the office staff, some dedicated Caregivers, a moving crew, phone crew, and technology crew, we completed our BIG MOVE into our 6000 ft2 space in West Lafayette!!!  A huge thanks to everyone  who pitche...

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Penny for Your Thoughts

As you know, Homecare By Design is moving into a large new space that will offer more activities and other resources than ever before, catered to seniors and their adult children. This new space is dedicated to YOU, which is ...

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Group of Seniors

How would you like to see YOUR words in giant, bold letters in our new Senior Community Without Walls building? Here’s the opportunity for you! There is a special bistro-like area in our new building that needs a catchy, classy name<...

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April Calendar

April Calendar

The April calendar of events is now available here. April may be the last month to take advantage of our any events for FREE! Join us at 951 Sagamore Pkwy W, West Lafa...

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Did You Know?

Last Chance for Great Membership Rates!

As you know, our Club Room & Event Center hosts all kinds of engaging events for adults and seniors in the community. We’ve LOVED having you join us and create so many amazing memories, and we’d love to keep the fun coming for as l...

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Breaking News

Big News For All!

Our two locations are merging into ONE GIANT SPACE! That’s right – instead of our Administrative headquarters in Lafayette and the Club Room & Event Center in West Lafayette, you will soon have the convenience of having one beautif...

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Caregiver & Staff Easter Gathering

Who doesn’t love a visit from the Easter Bunny? Last night, several of our Caregivers and office staff gathered with their families in our Club Room at the Senior Community Without Walls to celebrate Easter and the start of Spring together. ...

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Membership News!

 


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Open Q&A Session

Every Monday at 3:30pm throughout July, learn everything you need to know about planning for your retirement. Homecare By Design President & Founder, Traci Goudy, RN, will be here to answer any & all questions about what i...

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Reader's Choice Awards Winner 2014

 

We are proud to congratulate Homecare By Design for winning the "Best In Home Care" chosen by our Gr...

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YWCA Wine & Cheese Charity Event

Last Friday, July 26th, we held our monthly Wine & Cheese Event, but this month it was extra special! We accepted free-will donations that all went to sponsor our local YWCA, which totaled to over $200! We had wonderful music provided by The L...

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CHARITY Wine & Cheese Event

Join us this Friday, July 25th from 4:00-5:30 at our Education and Event Center (951 Sagamore Pkwy W, West Lafayette) for a charity Wine & Cheese event to support our local YWCA! Live music of a Wind Ensemble will be provided from The Lafayett...

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Paint & Lunch!

Join us next Thursday, July, 17th at 11am for a paint class, and luncheon located at our Community Without Walls: Education & Event Center (951 Sagamore Pkwy W, West Lafayette)! With step-by-step instruction, anyone can create a work of ...

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Don't Miss Out On This Week's Events!

Don't miss out on our events  coming up tomorrow & Friday( July 10th & 11th)! Not only do we have our Caregiver Support Group tomorrow at 11am, we also are hosting Zumba Gold Fitness at 1pm! After that we are showing a movie on our pr...

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July Event Calendar

This year is flying by! Can you believe it's already July?! Happy Independence Day to all! At Homecare By Design, we have great events and activities happening this month, and are featuring a new Fit and Healthy Program - Zumba Gold! Learn More

The Riverboat Ramblers & Sheila Klinker

Last Friday, we had our routine Wine & Cheese event, but it was a little more special than usual! We had the honor of hosting Sheila Klinker along with The Riverboat Ramblers. Watch the video below to see Ms. Klinker singing along with the ban...

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Wine & Cheese this Friday!

Jostle on your jazz shoes and swing by for terrific tunes & fabulous fun on Friday, June 27th from 4:00-5:30 at our Education and Event Center (951 Sagamore Pkwy W, West Lafayette)! Homecare By Design will be hosting a Wine & Cheese e...

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Join us for Paint & Lunch!

Join us this Thursday, June 19th at 11am for a paint class, and luncheon located at our Community Without Walls: Education & Event Center (951 Sagamore Pkwy W, West Lafayette)! With step-by-step instruction, anyone can create a work of art! We...

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Strategic Aging Educational Series

Come join us on Monday, June 16th at 4:00 for our Strategic Aging Educational Series located at our Education and Event Center (951 Sagamore Pkwy W, West Lafayette). We will have guest speaker, Suzan Windnagel (Circle of Friends), who will be spea...

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Join us this Friday June 13th!

Come on out this Friday, June 13th for Games & Good times at 1:00pm! We will be playing BINGO, and other board games! Also, at 3:00pm we have a guest speaker to talk with you about Home Safety & how to properly prepare for staying in your ...

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Caregiver Support Group: June 12th

Caring for an aging loved one is a great blessing, but also has its trials. Joins us as we lift one another up in our struggles, as well as victories at  our Caregiver Support Group this Thursday at 11AM!  No matter your circumstanc...

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Wine & Cheese Event: Live Entertainment

Our Community Without Walls hosts a Wine and Cheese Event every Friday at 4:00pm. On the last Friday of every month, we also enjoy LIVE ENTERTAINMENT! Last week, we had Denise Wilson from Traveler’s Dream join us and play a multitude of inst...

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June 2014 Detailed Calendar

Summer is officially here! Come to Homecare By Design's Education & Event Center for fun and exciting activities this June. No matter your personality, we have events to suit you, and your friends & family too! Cool off and break free...

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Summer 2014 Newsletter

Our Summer Newsletter is available for your viewing pleasure. Click Here to read about what is going on at Homecare By Design!

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Strategic Aging - Alzheimer's Education with Suzan

Every Monday at 4pm, Homecare By Design's Community Without Walls hosts "Strategic Aging Educational Series", where seniors and soon-to-be-seniors can learn about what it takes to prepare for their future. This video provides an inside look into S...

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Strategic Aging Series - Alzheimer's Education

Do you ever wonder if you could recognize the signs of Alzheimer's Disease in a loved one, and how you would handle it? Educate yourself this Monday, May 19th, at our Education & Event Center as Suzan Windnagel (Learn More

Homecare By Design Supports Lemonade Day!

Greater Lafayette's annual Lemonade Day is Saturday, May 17th from 11:00am-3:00pm! Homecare By Design is a proud sponsor and will have a lemonade stand set up outside of our Senior Community Without Walls Education and Event Center located&n...

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An Inside Look into the CWW: Strategic Aging Education Series

Every Monday at 4pm, guest speakers discuss the factors of healthy living in senior years, speaking about Alzheimer's, estate/financial planning, the healthcare reform, and much more. Jennifer Russell visits us this week from Edward Jones, prepari...

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An Inside Look into the CWW: Games & Good Times

Our Community Without Walls (CWW) hosts "Games & Good Times" every Friday at 1pm. Last week we enjoyed playing on the Wii video game console as we took a (virtual) trip to the bowling alley. Take a look inside this event at the video below! Learn More

May 2014 Detailed Event Calendar

This month at Homecare By Design's Community Without Walls, we have switched up our Event Schedule, adding new activites and more excitement for all! After the rough winter everyone has had, we are r...

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Caregiver Job Openings - Apply!

Homecare By Design is growing rapidly, and we need compassionate people like YOU to care for seniors!

APPLY HERE!



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March 2014 Event Calendar

There's something for everyone at Homecare By Design's Senior Community Without Walls.  Whether you're into art, literature, health, writing, wine, movies, or just socializing, our Education & Event Center is the place to be! Our March ca...

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Free Lifeline for a Year!

When you sign up for 40 hours per week or more of services with Homecare By Design, you have the option to receive a free Lifeline installation (typically a $50 fee) AND your Lifeline monthly charge is waived FOR A YEAR! That means you'll SAVE OVE...

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For the remainder of February, the following events are to be cancelled: Wine & Cheese (on Fridays at 4pm), Coffee & Conversation (Tuesdays at 9am), and Life Group (Tuesdays at 11am). All other events throughout February will remain as sch...

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February 2014 Event Calendar

You won't believe all of the great things going on at our Education & Event Center : Senior Community Without Walls. Come see for yourself what all the excitement is about. There's something here for everyone.  Our February calendar of ev...

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January 2014 Event Calendar

There's SO much going on at our Education & Event Center - Senior Community Without Walls. Our calendar of events and event details are available Learn More

View Our Winter 2013 Newsletter!

Our Winter 2013 Newsletter is available for your viewing pleasure. Click here to read about what's going on at Hom...

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Art League Members Gather for 'Paint & Lunch'

Members of the Art League gathered at our Community Without Walls last week to express their creativity via paint and canvas. The painters created elegant, diverse flowers before enjoying a well deserved lunch together. 

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The Grand Opening of our Senior Community Without Walls

On Friday, Nov 22nd, Homecare By Design had the pleasure of hosting the Grand Opening of its brand new West Lafayette location. Nearly 100 people came and showed their support during our Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, special blessing, and the liv...

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TODAY, NOV 22ND, 3-6P at 951 Sagamore Pkwy W, West Lafayette. Please join us for the Grand Opening of our second location, the Education & Event Center - A Senior Community Without Walls! 

 

3p-4p will be Ribbon Cutti...

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Purdue v. Penn State Game Watch Photos

Purdue versus Penn Sate "Game Watch was hosted at our Education & Event Center in West Lafayette on Saturday, Nov 16th. Though the Boilers didn't win, we had a great time hosting this event along with the Purdue Alumni Association! Learn More

Upcoming Events

Wed 11/13 @ 4p-5:30p

Wine & Cheese PartyMain Street Cheese & Wine owner Ivan Brumbaugh will educate you on wines as you savor the tastes! $15 per person. Call 765.464.8080 or email  Learn More

Boomercation Seminar

HBD Owner & President Traci Goudy to speak at local seminar...

The Baby Boomers make up a very large generation - a generation that is now approaching their Golden Years. Homecare By Design, along with other sponsors, is participating ...

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Purposeful Living in Retirement - PURA

Purdue University Retirees Association (PURA) holds a yearly event called "Purposeful Living in Retirement" for our area's seniors and retirees. We are proud to be involved with PURA for our 5th year! It was so wonderful to see the faces of so man...

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HBD Celebrates 5 YEARS

Homecare By Design is so excited to celebrate FIVE YEARS of being Greater Lafayette’s Go-To Homecare Agency! When we opened our doors in Spring of 2008, we had one mission in mind: Better the world, one life at a time. Five years later, we s...

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