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IRC Blog
Posted: Wednesday, August 25, 2021

The Advantage of Person-Centered Care in Assisted Living

If a parent or loved one is beginning to need a helping hand with some of their daily tasks, your family may be considering whether an assisted living community could be the perfect answer. But one common concern of older adults is often that they’ll lose their independence.

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IRC Blog
Posted: Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Tips to Help Maintain a Healthy Weight as You Grow Older

Our bodies change as we grow older. One of the more common alterations can be weight. You may find yourself gaining or losing weight without making any changes to your eating habits.

Although weight can travel in both directions, obesity affects around 40% of adults in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. For many seniors, maintaining the same diet will actually result in adding pounds as their metabolism and activity levels decrease.

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IRC Blog
Posted: Tuesday, August 10, 2021

Caregiving for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s? The Advantage of Support Groups

If you’re looking after a family member living with Alzheimer’s, you’ve no doubt focused on providing a high level of care and have learned to adapt to the increased challenges of this progressive illness.

But while the attention is on your loved one, it’s important to remember that you also will need to take care of yourself.  

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IRC Blog
Posted: Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Learning How to Adapt as You Grow Older

Words of wisdom often provide guidance in our lives. As we grow older, it can become apparent just how true these sentiments can be.

There is one tenet that seems to prove itself over the years from firsthand experience – “the one constant in life is change.”

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IRC Blog
Posted: Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Are Your Parents Becoming Isolated? 10 Tips to Help

Are you beginning to notice your parents aren’t preparing healthy meals as they once did? Or maybe they’re struggling with grooming or keeping up with the laundry? It’s not uncommon that as we grow older, some of life’s basic tasks can become more of a challenge.

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IRC Blog
Posted: Monday, July 19, 2021

Digital Safety Tips for Seniors

We live in a digital world. And one that changes so quickly that it can be hard to keep up with all the new options.

But as amazing as the possibilities are, the risks of living in this type of world are increasing as well.

Although a virtual reality brings convenience and connection, it’s still wise to be aware of areas where your security might be compromised. A little caution can go a long way.

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IRC Blog
Posted: Tuesday, July 13, 2021

How COVID-19 Made Senior Living Communities the Safest Places to Be

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a trying time for everyone but senior living communities have been especially hard hit. Just as most types of businesses had to find new and safer ways to operate, senior living had to do it almost instantly to ensure the safety of their vulnerable residents.

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IRC Blog
Posted: Tuesday, July 6, 2021

The Challenges to Sleep for Those Living with Alzheimer’s

Getting a good night’s sleep is something many people take for granted. But if you’re caring for a loved one living with Alzheimer’s, it may become more difficult.

Although scientists still don’t know for sure why sleep disruption is often an accompanying behavioral change, many caregivers are looking for ways they can help their loved ones get the restful sleep that is still needed.

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IRC Blog
Posted: Tuesday, June 22, 2021

5 Top Reasons to Look Forward to Independent Living

You’ve worked hard at a career or raising children. You’ve likely sacrificed your choices for others along the way but have always looked forward to the day when your time would be your own to spend as you wish.

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IRC Blog
Posted: Tuesday, June 15, 2021

The Ingleside Difference

Are you considering if senior living might be the right answer for everything you or your family is looking for? 

Whether it’s an -

Independent living community to support your desire for a maintenance-free and active lifestyle…

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