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Posted: Friday, November 2, 2012

Five Ingleside at King Farm employees receive national recognition

KF-fivejpgDenton, Texas – The Coalition for Leadership in Aging Service (CLAS) honors five Ingleside at King Farm employees as members of the 2012 Certified Aging Services Professional (CASP) graduation class. They are Monique Eliezer, Dusanka Delovska-Trajkova, Mark Embley, Peter Loew, and Elaine Koubek.

After successfully completing the required professional training and three comprehensive examinations, Monique, Dusanka, Mark, Peter, and Elaine have been awarded the CASP designation and was acknowledged at the CASP Graduation Ceremony during the LeadingAge (formerly AAHSA) Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado during the week of October 21 – 24, 2012.

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Elizabeth Waibel Staff writer Gazette.net
Posted: Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Radio duo reunite for special performance

A Washington, D.C., radio duo got back together for a special performance this week.

Ed Walker and Willard Scott, who had a radio show during the “golden age of radio,” did a reunion performance Sept. 27 for residents of Ingleside at King Farm in Rockville.

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IKF Blog
Posted: Monday, September 17, 2012

YINGLISH Now Spoken Here!

Yinglish may be defined as Yiddish words that are used in colloquial English, such as kibitzen, a word on point,  since its etymology traces the origin of the Yiddish language, i.e.:  Yiddish kibitzen, from the German kiebitzen, in turn from German  Kiebitz, pewit, kibitzer, from the Middle High German gībitz.

Yinglish has enjoyed a "top - down - rise" in popularity of late, here at Ingleside King Farm.

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Joan Harrison
Posted: Monday, August 27, 2012

Walk

walker2jpgWalk verb (used without object)
1.  to advance or travel on foot at a moderate speed or pace; proceed by steps; move by advancing the feet alternately so that there is always one foot on the ground in bipedal locomotion and two or more feet on the ground in quadrupedal locomotion.

2.  to move about or travel on foot for exercise or pleasure: We can walk in the park after lunch.

We all know the definition of “walk” and most of us do it every day. But, do we do it enough to get the benefits that it can provide?

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Kimberly Hartke
Posted: Monday, July 30, 2012

Six Circuit Club a Custom Workout Plan for Staying Fit

hamersjpgIt is never too late to begin a fitness program, and when you have personalized attention, it can be a very rewarding experience.

Erich Lichota, Leisure and Fitness manager at our community in Rockville is coach of the 6 Circuit Club. This is a science based fitness program which is open to all members of Ingleside at King Farm.  Currently there are 25+ members of the 6 Circuit Club, ranging in age from 60 to 90 years old. Erich evaluates and designs a specific fitness regime for each individual in the 6 Circuit Club. His goal is to encourage Ingleside members to exercise and to reach their maximum potential.

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Submitted by Guest Blogger, John. K.
Posted: Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Three Hundred DVD’s Now Available in Ingleside Lending Library

blog-dvd-shelfjpgIngleside at King Farm has a wonderful lending library available for our members. The library was put together with book and periodical donations and the efforts of our talented members who serve on the Library Committee. Today, we hear the latest news, from one of them.

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IKF Blog
Posted: Friday, April 27, 2012

Art Therapy

blog-artistjpgArt can be a powerful vehicle for expressing feelings. Art helps simulate thought and emotions not only in the artist but also in the viewer. It can enhance health and well-being. Art helps restore self-esteem and diminishes some frustration, it gets the artist and viewer excited and engaged.

 

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IKF Blog
Posted: Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Pet Projects

blog-petprojectsjpgAt many Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRC) you will find some very special residents, some of whom boast an inordinate amount of fur and with noses that are somewhat colder than normal. These cherished residents are greeted fondly wherever they go on campus. The joys of having a pet are well known from childhood and certainly do not diminish as we grow older.
 
Scientists have been studying how the relationships between pets and their owners affect human emotions and physiology for some time now. The studies have shown that petting, playing or snuggling with a warm furry pet will help lower blood pressure, cope better with stress and stay more active.

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Marnie Dawson CRTS, Owner of Dawson Relocation
Posted: Friday, February 10, 2012

Why Hire A Move Manager?

seniors-movingjpgWe are often unaware of how attached we become to our homes—and their contents—until it's time to move. This can be especially true for those who have been living in their current homes for the past 30 or 40 years and must suddenly sort through a lifetime of possessions in just a few weeks. In these cases, moving is not just a physical process, but an emotional one as well. Because of the emotional and physical aspects inherent in preparing for a move, it can be helpful to work with a neutral third party such as a Senior Move Manager.

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IKF Blog
Posted: Friday, February 10, 2012

Why Now Is The Right Time

blog-coffeejpgIt's the right time to move into a retirement home when other options are no longer viable. That sounds simple, of course, but here are some guidelines to know when it is the right time to move yourself or your elderly loved one into a retirement home.

One of the best ways to sell yourself or your loved one on the idea of a retirement home is to take a look at ways in which the move can improve on every aspect of living.

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IKF Blog
Posted: Tuesday, February 7, 2012

When it comes to Shopping skills—Age and experience saves.

blog-shopperjpgDo seniors get more for their money? Researchers say they do. After looking over nearly a million grocery receipts, a 2007 university sponsored study revealed the differences between younger and older shoppers:

Those 65 years and older shop nearly eight times a month, compared with six and a half times a month for youngsters. Elders take advantage of discounts more than two-thirds of the time compared with half the time with younger shoppers.

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