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Home care facility breaks ground

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A new home care facility is coming to Michiana.

Construction has begun on the Elkhart General Home Care Building.   The 36,000 square foot facility will house all home care services, a pharmacy and home medical equipment.

The location which is coming to the corner of County Road 17 and Verdant Drive in Elkhart will house over 300 employees when complete.

"The fact that we have an aging population, typically the people that are aging need most of these services, they're the ones that are dealing with illness, they are the ones that are dealing with trying to be independent and so through home care services we are able to keep people in their homes," says Greg Conrad of Beacon Health Systems.

The project is expected to be complete by early next year.

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