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Posted: Wednesday, June 3, 2020

5 ways to help someone with Alzheimer’s sleep better

All of us have experienced a restless night when we found it hard to fall or stay asleep. If we ever doubted the importance of rest, we are reminded first-hand as we struggle through the next day with brain fog and an inability to think clearly.

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IKF Blog
Posted: Wednesday, June 3, 2020

5 ways to help someone with Alzheimer’s sleep better

All of us have experienced a restless night when we found it hard to fall or stay asleep. If we ever doubted the importance of rest, we are reminded first-hand as we struggle through the next day with brain fog and an inability to think clearly.

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IKF Blog
Posted: Tuesday, May 26, 2020

9 reasons seniors should embrace a move to Independent Living

What’s your definition of a great retirement? Most people have been looking forward to a life where they can let go of some of the responsibilities of careers and raising a family. Now that it’s near, it’s exciting to think the time waiting ahead is yours to fill.

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IKF Blog
Posted: Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Financial and legal planning after an Alzheimer’s diagnosis

For most adults, making sure their life affairs are in order is a priority. But for those diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or dementia, the passage of time can become even more of a critical factor. Having the opportunity to express their wishes and make their own decisions is a gift that can quickly be lost.

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IKF Blog
Posted: Wednesday, May 13, 2020

How Independent Living helps seniors make friends and avoid social isolation

We all need social interaction to thrive. But as we grow older, unfortunately, that can become more difficult, instead of easier to accomplish. Vital to both physical and emotional health, our ability to connect with others is a priority. Understanding the effects of social isolation and what preventive actions we can take are the first steps to aging well.

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IKF Blog
Posted: Wednesday, May 6, 2020

7 ways to improve quality of life for a loved one with Alzheimer’s

It’s a tragic mistake to assume someone living with Alzheimer’s can no longer have a good quality of life. Those with a cognitive illness will face certain unique challenges but no one should be defined by a diagnosis. When it comes to what is needed to experience happiness and joy, it turns out that we’re all very similar.

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IKF Blog
Posted: Thursday, April 30, 2020

The emotional benefits of cooking

Food plays multiple roles in our lives. At its most basic, we need it for our very survival. Nutrition also influences our physical and emotional health and can sink or boost our moods. What we eat can give us something to look forward to or even make us feel better afterward.

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IKF Blog
Posted: Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Sensory Stimulation: the benefits and over 20 ideas to connect

All of us respond to our senses. Whether it’s a gentle touch or tasting food that reminds us of our childhood, sensory stimulation can activate many memories. Taste, smell, sight, hearing and touch are the 5 major senses and we use a combination of them to understand our surroundings. We need stimulation, although a healthy person will also spend much of a day tuning out and into our environments as we interact with the world.

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IKF Blog
Posted: Thursday, April 16, 2020

Exploring your creative side: 5 benefits of communicating with art

While most of us appreciate the beauty that art adds to our lives, it often remained in the background while we were busy with careers and raising children. Fortunately, retirement can change all of that.

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IKF Blog
Posted: Thursday, April 2, 2020

Staying connected while socially isolating

Our “new normal” is anything but, however, there are plenty of ways to participate in life without ever leaving the safety of your home. You can visit places that aren’t even open during the pandemic, attend events taking place near and far, learn something new (and check it off your bucket list) or just enjoy a little movie binging.

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