In The News

Nov 10, 2017 – Our Energy Assistance Program is in full swing for the season and WSBT-TV is helping to spread the word.

Nov 8, 2017 – We are planning a Resource Fair on Nov 15 for Alzheimer’s and Dementia Education in LaPorte.  Read about it in Herald Argos.

Nov 2, 2017 – Looking for a few good Elves!  Our Elves for Elders program is going strong this year with more than 700 clients who need to be adopted in all of our counties.  Read about it in LaPorte County and Elkhart County.

Oct 26, 2017 – REAL Services was awarded a brand new Outback through a nationwide program of Subaru, and it was covered by WNDU and WSBT.

Oct 26, 2017 – Our Nutrition Program has piloted a new partnership with Panera Bread that offers food vouchers to seniors.  We also continue to offer programs for Caregivers.  Read more about both of these programs in the South Bend Tribune.

Sep 28, 2017 – Lunch & Learn: Education Programs for Caregivers of Older Adults workshop, “Navigating Medicare Part D and the Insurance Maze,” on Oct. 5.  Read more in the South Bend Tribune.

Sep 22, 2017 – REAL Services is looking for workshop leaders for the “Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions” workshops.  Read more in the Michigan City News Dispatch.  And Goshen News.  Also covered in the Herald Argus and the South Bend Tribune.

Sep 15, 2017 – REAL Services participated in Notre Dame’s conference for Family Caregivers.  Read all about it in Notre Dame News.

Sep 6, 2017 – “Living Life Well with Early Memory Loss” is a series of four workshops for people with early memory loss and a family member or friend.  More in the Goshen News.

Aug 24, 2017 – “Living an Active and Healthy Lifestyle” is a free monthly series for busy caregivers to learn about many caregiving topics.  South Bend Tribune helped to get the word out.

Aug 18, 2017 – Lunch & Learn: Education Programs for Caregivers in LaPorte County.  See more in the News Dispatch.

July 27, 2017 – Lunch & Learn for caregivers in Mishawaka: “Who’s taking care of me?” will be offered from noon to 1:30 p.m. Aug. 3.  Read more in the South Bend Tribune.

July 26, 2017 – The 8th annual REAL Room Makeover Raffle was held to raise support for Meals on Wheels.  See the coverage at WNDU.

July 26, 2017 – REAL Services of Elkhart County and Alzheimer’s Services & Dementia Services of Northern Indiana are sponsoring Lunch & Learn: Education Programs for Caregivers of Older Adults.  See coverage in Goshen News.

July 20, 2017 – REAL Services has Lunch ‘n Learns in LaPorte County the first Tuesday of each month.  Read more in the News Dispatch.

July 5, 2017 – A grateful REAL Services client wrote a “Note of Thanks”.  You can read it in the Herald-Argus.

May 9, 2017 – Mary Lou Wincek was recognized as “Caregiver of the Year” by REAL Services at our Age of Excellence Awards Luncheon.  See photo in South Bend Tribune.

April 27, 2017 – REAL Services’ Real Room Makeover Raffle is back and tickets are now on sale. WNDU covers it!

April 25, 2017 – Age of Excellence recognizes local businesses, organizations and people who serve the elderly and disadvantaged in our community.  WNDU covered it!

April 25, 2017 – Legendary Irish Quarterback Joe Theismann was the keynote speaker at Real Service’s Age of Excellence Luncheon.  See the interview on WNDU.

March 1, 2017 – REAL Services celebrated Nutrition Awareness Week at 34 Senior Nutrition Centers throughout north central Indiana.  Read more in the Ink-Free News.

Feb 23, 2017 – REAL Services prepares for what’s being called the “silver tsunami,” the flood of Baby Boomers who are retiring and needing care in the next 20 years.  See the full story on WNDU.

Dec 6, 2016 – The Weatherization program assists low-income families to conserve energy and ultimately lower their utility bills. Read about one of our clients in the South Bend Tribune.

Dec 19, 2016 – The Wellness Initiative for Senior Education (WISE) Program is offered by REAL Services and includes six sessions that cover a wide range of topics.  Read more in the South Bend Tribune.

Nov 7, 2016 – John Moreland and Denis Burke volunteered for REAL Services’s Elves for Elders program and delivered holiday gifts to clients for 12 years! Read their story here.

Oct 11, 2016 – Les Fox, founder of REAL Services passed away.  He was president and CEO of REAL Services for 40 years before retiring in 2007.  See the story on WSBT.

Oct 3, 2016 – Artrice Fluker has worked for REAL Services in the Energy Assistance Program for the past nine years.  Read her story here.

July 20, 2016 – Meals on Wheels and Energy Assistance, two programs of REAL Services, help people stay independent in their homes.  WSBT covers it!

Feb 1, 2016 – REAL Services, in 1968, established the first program in the country designed to provide meals, recreation and socialization for older persons.  Read about our history in the South Bend Tribune.