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Employee Spotlight: Susan Feltner’s Unexpected Dream

“Sometimes on the way to a dream you get lost and find a better one.” Susan Feltner, LPN, may not have said this — but she could have. As a transitional care nurse at CarDon’s Hamilton Trace senior living community in Fishers, Feltner has a unique position allowing her the opportunity to do a more […]

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The Reserve Receives 2017 Customer Experience Award from Pinnacle Quality Insight

CarDon and Associates is proud to announce that The Reserve at Hamilton Trace is the recipient of Pinnacle Quality Insight’s 2017 Customer Experience AwardTM! Pinnacle Quality Insight, a nationally-recognized satisfaction firm, interviewed residents at The Reserve and their families about their satisfaction levels. From these interviews, Pinnacle determined The Reserve has qualified for a Pinnacle […]

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From the Consultant to the Patient: Steve Baranyk’s Journey with CarDon

“My wife says one of my great abilities is to forget.” Steve Baranyk chuckled as he talked about wife Susie, married 54 years this July. What’s the key to a long-lasting marriage? “There’s no magic formula,” Steve said. “Don’t let small disappointments interfere with the bigger picture. Every marriage has its challenges, but don’t let […]

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Check Out What Makes CarDon and Associates Unique

Please take a moment to watch our video and find out what residents and staff love about CarDon & Associates!

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Remembering Pearl Harbor: Bob Glamm Reflects on the 75th Anniversary

Bob Glamm

“I haven’t talked much about that day. The times were hard, and it brings up so many rotten emotions.” This month, History produced a documentary highlighting the attack on Pearl Harbor to pay tribute to the 75th anniversary of the “day of infamy.” To take part in that documentary, History producers contacted Pearl Harbor survivor […]

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Employee Spotlight: Pankey Cultivates a Love of Nursing

“I’m from a little tiny town. You drive through it from off the highway, and then you’re out of it.” Mary Pankey is from Hardinsburg, Indiana. As of the most recent census, the population was 248 people, 96 households, and 61 families in the town. But from that tiny town grew a great love of […]

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MASH: To the Drakes, It’s Not Just a TV Show

What do you think of when you hear the word “mash?” For most, it is likely “M*A*S*H,” the TV series adapted from the 1970 feature film “MASH.” And that film was based on the 1968 novel “MASH: A Novel About Three Army Doctors” by Richard Hooker. A mobile army surgical hospital — MASH — is […]

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Resident Spotlight: Looking Back, Moving Forward for Ed Setmeyer

Edward Setmeyer turned 81 this month … and he celebrated Father’s Day for the first time in more than a decade. “I helped Ed’s daughter, Pam Buckley, plan a long-distance surprise birthday party for him here at The Lodge,” said Kate Murawski, director of residential marketing at Harbour Manor & The Lodge, a CarDon & […]

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Employee Spotlight: Baumgardner’s Heart to Serve

Kathy Baumgardner will tell you about her love for working with seniors and her passion toward projects that help others. But she won’t tell you to get praise, applause or glorification. It’s just who she is. “I really just have a servant heart,” she said. “I have so much passion for seniors — they need […]

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Ladies and gentlemen … Indy 500 Memoirs

Indy 500

It’s the last day of action at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway before Sunday’s 100th running of Indianapolis 500. Here is a final set of stories and memories about the Indianapolis 500 from CarDon & Associates staff and residents. Enjoy! Albert Fullerton – Resident at Arbor Trace Al went to the Indy 500 one time when […]

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