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Posted: Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Creating a memory box and other Alzheimer’s activities to share with a loved one

Losing the ability to communicate with words can be one of the most difficult experiences for those living with Alzheimer’s.

Not being able to express their feelings can understandably be frustrating and may lead to anger, anxiety and isolation.

But for family members and friends, it’s important not to avoid spending time with your loved one. Although conversations can become more difficult or even impossible as the disease progresses, there are ways you can continue to communicate.

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IRC Blog
Posted: Wednesday, February 17, 2021

7 ways to improve your emotional health as you grow older

As you grow older, the relevance of maintaining good physical and mental health become even more important. The impact of both can greatly influence your quality of life and ability to age well.

Most everyone is aware of the benefits of exercising and the negative impacts if they don’t. But many people overlook the advantages of keeping themselves emotionally fit.

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IRC Blog
Posted: Wednesday, February 10, 2021

How assisted living can improve quality of life: 4 of the top advantages

As we grow older, quality of life can make all the difference. It can influence our physical and emotional health and may even play a positive role in our longevity.

Where we live can play a role as well. Seniors who live alone and might be isolated from others may suffer from negative consequences. If you lose out on the opportunities to participate and engage in life, your health can be affected. But studies have found that assisted living can actually improve your quality of life.

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IRC Blog
Posted: Thursday, February 4, 2021

Discover the best features that a memory care community can offer

Many families who are caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s arrive at a familiar crossroads. As the illness progresses, they are no longer able to provide the needed level of care that is now required.

Making the decision that it is time for memory care is not easy. But it can be the most compassionate decision you can make. Your focus will turn to finding the next best home for your loved one. But how?

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