Carson helps mark National Nursing Home Week

(WISH Photo/Marcus Collins)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — National Nursing Home Week kicked off on Monday and Congressman Andre Carson spoke at Harrison Terrace to commemorate it.

The nursing home is the only all-memory care center in the state.

Five-hundred purple balloons were released, to raise awareness for Alzheimer’s disease.

A Harrison Terrace spokesperson says it will hold activities daily focused on making the week special for its residents. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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