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June 22, 2017/Blog/ilcorp

The Benefits of a Life Plan Community

In November of 2015, senior advocacy group, LeadingAge, announced a new term for Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs): Life Plan Community. Why the change? After two years of research, the conclusion was clear that today’s seniors prefer a name other than CCRC.

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May 25, 2017/Blog/ilcorp

Family Fun in Kalispell, Montana

Kalispell Attractions for the Whole Family Keeping the kids occupied throughout the lazy, hazy summer months can pose some challenges. We all know how the attention spans of the youth are; one minute they can be fully engaged in an activity, and the next minute dramatically declare they’ve never been so bored in their entire...

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May 18, 2017/News/Tracy Bridges

Ziegler Closes $65.38 Million Financing for Immanuel Lutheran Corporation

CHICAGO, IL – MAY 18, 2017 – Ziegler, a specialty investment bank, is pleased to announce the successful closing of the $65,380,000 tax-exempt, fixed-rate Series 2017 financing for the Immanuel Lutheran Corporation. Immanuel Lutheran Corporation of Kalispell, Montana (the Corporation), is a Montana not-for-profit corporation and an organization described under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal...

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May 18, 2017/Blog/ilcorp

The Importance of Social Interactions

Avoiding Social Isolation as You Age Throughout our lives, the way we learn to interact with others and build relationships has a major impact on not only our social lives, but our physical, mental, and emotional health as well. For seniors, some of the main benefits of social interactions are similar to those of physical...

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April 18, 2017/Blog/ilcorp

Technology and Seniors

Technology for Seniors: Making Life Easier While seniors may be known as being notoriously late to adopting the latest technology, over the past few years, older adults have started catching up with their younger counterparts. For instance, a study from the Pew Research Center revealed that compared to the year 2000, when 86 percent of...

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April 12, 2017/Blog/ilcorp

Signs Your Loved One Needs Assisted Living

Starting the Conversation about Assisted Living Aging can bring challenges to our loved ones’ independence. Daily tasks that used to be simple may start to require assistance from others, and while 24-hour skilled nursing care may not be necessary, some individuals require more personalized attention that allows them to continue to thrive. As a caregiver,...

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March 28, 2017/Blog/ilcorp

Top Attractions in Kalispell, Montana

Kalispell has a rich history that dates back to the late 1800s. Originally founded as a railroad town, Kalispell became the county seat and the trade and financial center of the Flathead Valley. Today, Kalispell is still known as the professional, medical, retail and governmental center of the region, serving around 140,000 people in Northwest Montana.

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March 21, 2017/Blog/ilcorp

Innovative Therapy for Seniors: Music and Art Therapy

An integral part of senior care includes therapy programs like physical, occupational and speech/language therapy. These types of therapies are vital in improving mobility, motor skills, balance and coordination, and communication. In addition to these traditional programs, more senior living communities today are also offering creative, alternative therapies like aquatic, music, art, or even pet therapy, as each provides additional benefits above and beyond what the traditional therapies can provide.

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March 16, 2017/Blog/ilcorp

Senior Living Options Today

In the past, older adults had to choose between aging in place in the home, perhaps with some in-home care or assistance from a family caregiver, or moving to a nursing home when their health begins to decline. However, senior living communities have come a long way since then. Healthy, active seniors who simply want to downsize or enjoy a retirement lifestyle could be a perfect fit for an independent living apartment. On the other hand, seniors who are experiencing a worsening in chronic conditions or a decline in overall health might be better suited to an assisted living or skilled nursing community.

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March 6, 2017/News/Tracy Bridges

Fund Medicaid Program to Benefit Seniors

The “gap” between reimbursement paid by Medicaid and the cost to deliver services is growing, and as Montana’s population continues to age at the highest percentage rate in the country, we will soon have a crisis on our hands.  Read full story here. 

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