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Senior community resident was first black teacher in Indiana hometown

| Wickshire Fort Harrison, Wickshire Senior Living

Annie Hicks won a court battle to become Hammond’s first black teacher in the fall of 1960 at Maywood Elementary School. INDIANAPOLIS — As COVID-19 precautions are slowly lifted, many senior communities are letting visitors meet outside with loved ones this week. Annie Hicks stepped outside Wickshire Fort Harrison Friday to share her 83 years […]


Cleaning, Disinfecting and Sanitizing: What Is The Difference?

| CDC Precautions, COVID-19, Wickshire Senior Living

You say the words, but they now hold more weight than ever before: cleaning, disinfecting and sanitizing.  Each of these words means something different and as you work to protect yourself and those you care about to stay healthy and virus-free, it’s important to know what they mean. Cleaning removes germs, dirt, and impurities from surfaces or […]


Senior Living Facility thanks first responders with free breakfast

| First Responders Aprreciation, Wickshire Fort Harrison

LAWRENCE, Ind. (CBS4 Web) — A local senior living community worked to spread hope to first responders Wednesday. Wickshire Fort Harrison in Lawrence gave out free breakfast to law enforcement, EMTs, Firefighters and city employees Wednesday. But it wasn’t just first responders they were feeding. They also gave out meals for first responders to take […]