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November 2016 NRC Insights Delivered to Mailboxes

November 23, 2016

The newest issue of Northfield Retirement Community’s NRC Insights has arrived in Northfield-area mailboxes. The focus of the November 2016 issue is change. Readers are introduced to the changes that accompany new federal and state regulations for providers and care facilities and the importance of ensuring that assisted living settings remain truly community-based, rather than institutional.

NRC Insights readers are also invited to learn about the myths and facts of age-related changes so that individuals and society alike are able to better assist the growing and diverse aging population.

Additionally, the ways that technology can brighten the holidays provides inspiration for trying out new technology this season – from video-chatting with family to trying new holiday recipes!

The entire issue can be seen here.

Holiday Appeal Hits Mailboxes

November 22, 2016

All of us at Northfield Retirement Community wish you a Merry Christmas!

We recently mailed our annual Holiday Appeal to our friends and supporters. As you prepare to give gifts to your loved ones in the spirit of the holiday, you have the opportunity to support the mission of NRC as well. With your help, we can continue to provide exceptional housing and excellent care to our residents. The entire NRC community is grateful for your financial support, belief in our mission and dedication to creating the best possible atmosphere for our residents.

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NRC Installs Assistive Hearing Technologies

October 31, 2016

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College City Sertoma Club, a local chapter of the national nonprofit, selected Northfield Retirement Community (NRC) to be the benefactor of a gift of more than $3,300. The gift was used to install an audio-induction loop in NRC’s Fellowship Hall.

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NRC Hosts Community Conversation about Senior Independence with Barbara Speedling

September 14, 2016

Event Marks Second of Three Events in Alzheimer’s Education and Awareness Series

Northfield Retirement Community is hosting Barbara Speedling, author of “Why Is Grandma Screaming?: A Practical Guide to Improving Quality of Life in Long Term Care” and quality of life specialist at Innovations for Quality Living, as she discusses supporting senior independence and enhanced quality of life at home. The conversation will be held at Bethel Lutheran Church (1321 North Avenue) on Saturday, September 24, at 9:00 a.m. and will explore what the Northfield Community can do to support aging well. The event is free with no RSVP required to attend.

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Northfield’s 2016 Walk to Remember Benefits Alzheimer’s Association

September 14, 2016

Walk Marks Final Event in Alzheimer’s Education and Awareness Series

Northfield’s Walk to Remember will take place on Sunday, September 25, rain or shine, on the Northfield Retirement Community campus (901 Cannon Valley Drive). The event will raise funds and awareness for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Registration will begin at 1:00 p.m., with the walk kicking off at 2:00 p.m. All walkers and supporters are invited to refuel at a post-walk celebration featuring a shredded beef sandwich and live entertainment from The WhiteSidewalls – a 1950s and 1960s rock ‘n’ roll band. Teams or individuals can register on Eventbrite and are encouraged to make a donation. All donations will go directly to the Alzheimer’s Association. For more information or to register, visit northfieldwalktoremember.com.

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Fall 2016 NRC Insights Reaches Mailboxes

August 31, 2016

The newest issue of Northfield Retirement Community’s NRC Insights has arrived in Northfield-area mailboxes. The focus of the Fall 2016 issue is dementia. It introduces readers to information about Alzheimer’s and other dementias by discussing symptoms of the disease, the role of care partners and Alzheimer’s warning signs.

In addition, the issue invites readers to save the date for NRC’s Alzheimer’s education and awareness series, which includes an educational event with the University of Minnesota’s Dr. Gaugler, a community conversation about senior independence with Barbara Speedling and the ninth annual Walk to Remember.

The entire issue can be seen here.

NRC Hosts Dr. Gaugler for Alzheimer’s Education Event

August 17, 2016

Event Marks First of Three Events in Alzheimer’s Education and Awareness Series

Northfield Retirement Community is hosting the University of Minnesota’s Dr. Joseph E. Gaugler for an Alzheimer’s education and awareness event on Tuesday, August 30, at 7:00 p.m., at Bethel Lutheran Church (1321 North Ave., Northfield). “Alzheimer’s: What It Is and What Can be Done” will explore Alzheimer’s disease and technology that supports aging adults suffering from the disease. The event is free and open to the public with no RSVP required. It is the first of three Alzheimer’s education events NRC will host in the next few weeks.

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2016 Golf Classic Raises $38,250

June 28, 2016

As the sun set on Thursday, June 2, Northfield Retirement Community closed out its 10th Annual Golf Classic, this year held at Northfield Golf Club. The event brings together the greater NRC community and provides financial support for NRC projects and programs. 108 friends and supporters participated in the Golf Classic and helped to make a beautiful day even better, raising over $38,250. Continue reading »

NRC Insights Hits Mailboxes

April 29, 2016

The newest issue of Northfield Retirement Community’s NRC Insights will arrive in Northfield-area mailboxes this week. The focus of the May issue is technology and introduces several platforms designed to give aging adults – and their caregivers – more confidence in their living situations and make caregivers more aware of health conditions as they change.

In addition, the issue invites readers to save the date for NRC’s 2016 Golf Classic – happening this year on June 2 – and recaps the Star of the North Award NRC received for its efforts in organizing and hosting Northfield’s Walk to Remember.

The entire issue can be seen here.