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IRC Blog
Posted: Monday, December 29, 2014

Make this the New Year you keep your resolutions

blog-resolution15.jpgWhy is it so hard to keep New Year’s resolutions? You sincerely believe when you make them that, this year, you’re going to go to the gym, walk more or learn to paint. You attack the new project with enthusiasm that seems effortless the first couple of weeks of January. Then it starts to be a chore, and pretty soon, your motivation is sliding and you’re skipping your workouts.

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IRC Blog
Posted: Monday, December 15, 2014

The greatest gift you can give your family!

blog-gift2.jpgYou search long and hard to find just the right holiday gifts for your loved ones. Perhaps you find a special sweater that’s just perfect for your son. You pick out a fine Dutch oven that’s perfect for your daughter-in-law’s kitchen. And you can’t help it—you come home from the toy store with bags full of presents for your grandkids.

The best gift you could give your family, though, isn’t found in a store. It’s peace of mind.

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IRC Blog
Posted: Wednesday, December 3, 2014

HOLIDAY TIPS FOR SENIORS:4 tips to reduce holiday travel stress

blog-travetips.jpgIt’s great to visit your out-of-town children, grandchildren and other loved ones during the holidays. But let’s face it. Holiday airplane travel is just no fun anymore. If you’re not a frequent flyer, you have to endure long waits in the TSA line and take your shoes off. The crowds at the airport are even bigger than they are at other times of the year. You’re constantly faced with new situations, and that can raise your stress level. You’ll find your trip more enjoyable, however, if you do some research and plan ahead. Here are some tips to smooth your holiday flight.

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IRC Blog
Posted: Wednesday, December 3, 2014

HOLIDAY TIPS FOR SENIORS: Protect yourself from holiday credit card theft

blog-creditcard.jpgIt’s such a drag to have your credit card number stolen. Crooks know that you’re likely to be distracted this time of year, and they are coming up with more and more creative ways to separate you and your money. As busy as you are during the holidays, it pays to take a few simple steps to protect yourself.

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IRC Blog
Posted: Friday, October 24, 2014

LeadingAge Hackfest!

blog-hack.jpgIngleside at Rock Creek’s Administrator in Training, Lauren Sims, was a part of the grand prize winning team at this year’s LeadingAge Hackfest!  

Congratulations to  Lauren and her George Washington University teammates on their award winning device and this major accomplishment!

See article from Long Term Living online magazine

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Maureen Belden
Posted: Monday, May 12, 2014

Building Community through Mosaics

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The art room at Ingleside at Rock Creek is full of the latest creations and individual studio space. From tee-shirt quilting, to sculpting and water color painting to sketching it is evident that creativity lives and thrives in this space. However, the eye is drawn to one of the most popular art activities in our community: mosaic art. In the art studio mosaic projects are in various stages of completion. A quick tour of Ingleside at Rock Creek will also show many completed works donning the halls and common areas. But the most important aspect of these classes and works of art is the sense of community that it builds for all of our residents.

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Maureen Belden
Posted: Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Having Confidence in Health

Improving self-esteem and building your confidence are often common phrases in studies and psychology for teenagers. We may even be familiar with the ties of self-esteem and depression. But a recent study of senior citizens suggests that self-esteem is directly related to the health of senior citizens.

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