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Posted: Tuesday, September 29, 2020

How a memory care community can improve your loved one’s quality of life

If the time has come when you believe your loved one needs more help than you can provide at home, you may be considering what a memory care community could offer.

But families often struggle with the idea that a move may cause a decline, once the comfort and care of home is no longer available. Yet in reality, the opposite is likely true.

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IRC Blog
Posted: Wednesday, September 23, 2020

5 ways to give back and enrich your retirement life

Retirement can be one of the happiest times of your life. After a successful career, raising a family and carrying the responsibilities that go along with both, it’s easy to see why people look forward to a refocused lifestyle.

But for most retirees, their choice is not to only pursue a life full of leisure, fun and grandchildren. In fact, their priority is often to discover what could bring meaning and fulfillment.

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IRC Blog
Posted: Wednesday, September 16, 2020

3 surprising benefits of memory care communities

If you are caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s, you may be approaching the time when more help is needed than you can provide at home. If you’ve already been researching what memory care communities offer, you’ve likely learned a few of their benefits, including:

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IRC Blog
Posted: Wednesday, September 9, 2020

The connection between mind, body and spirit: Finding all 3 in independent living

Humans are complex beings. We are influenced by circumstances, others and ourselves. We are much more than the sum of our parts as we interact with the world around us.

Our biology impacts how we think, feel and believe and the opposite is also true. Diet, exercise routines and how much sleep we get every night can also have a significant effect on our mental responses and emotions.

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IRC Blog
Posted: Wednesday, September 2, 2020

The value of community life for those living with Alzheimer’s

For those diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, it’s common to begin the journey at home. During the early stages of the illness, it can be easier to adjust to the changes in a familiar and beloved place.

However, dementia is a progressive disease. The severity of symptoms will continue to increase as the ability to respond to the world declines. Eventually, families may find the needs of their loved one exceed what they can provide. Seeking out the right memory care community is usually the next logical step.

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