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Posted: Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Feeling lonely? How moving to a senior living community can change that

The occurrence of loneliness and isolation generally increases as we grow older. It can also lead to a higher risk of dementia and other serious health conditions, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). While being isolated results from having no or few social connections, a person can also feel alone even if there is social contact.

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IRC Blog
Posted: Tuesday, January 19, 2021

5 suggestions for making your home safer when caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s

One of the most crucial steps a family can take when caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s is to make sure their environment is safe.

Most individuals in the earlier stages of the illness are able to continue living at home. By creating a safe space, you’re helping your loved one remain at home as long and as safely as possible.

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IRC Blog
Posted: Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Making and reaching your New Year’s resolutions to age well: 10 tips

If you’re like many people, as the calendar changes from the last day of December to the first of January, you may be making promises to yourself. Usually referred to as New Year’s resolutions, some of the more common ones include:

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IRC Blog
Posted: Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Tips for telling a loved one about the move to a memory care community

If your loved one now needs more care than you can provide at home, you may have chosen to take advantage of the benefits and specialized attention that a memory care community can offer.

Once you found the right community, next on the list was likely choosing the room and scheduling a move-in date.

While your loved one may have been able to visit the community, depending on where they are in the progression of the illness, they may still not be clear that they’ll be moving soon.

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