Posted: Monday, October 31, 2016
Ingleside at King Farm’s 4th Annual Bazaar
The residents at Ingleside at King Farm (IKF) have been working hard all year preparing for the community’s 4th Annual Bazaar on Saturday, Nov. 12. As the saying goes, “it takes a village” to successfully put on an event such as this. But Ingleside’s community is up to the task.Read Full Entry
Posted: Monday, October 10, 2016
Exercise at the right time can boost your memory
We all know exercise is good for our bodies, and new research is showing that aerobic exercise—the kind that gets you breathing hard and your heart pumping—can reinforce learning and play a role in storing information in long-term memory.
A recent study at Radboud University in The Netherlands and the University of Edinburgh found that exercise performed four hours after a learning task boosted the subjects’ ability to remember the learned material. Read Full Entry
Posted: Wednesday, October 5, 2016
Retirement community residents walk to end Alzheimer’s
With every step they take on Oct. 7, 2016, staff and members of Ingleside at King Farm, along with friends and families, will be supporting the fight against Alzheimer’s disease.
Residents, staff members and guests will be participating in the retirement community’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s, the nation’s largest event to raise awareness and funds. Money raised during this annual fall event supports research and provides programs to improve the lives of families affected by Alzheimer’s and dementia. Read Full Entry
Posted: Tuesday, October 4, 2016
Six Dimensions of Wellness: Social Wellness
Total wellness involves more than just physical health. A state of well-being involves multiple factors that take into account our lifestyle and interaction with the environment that surrounds us. Achieving total wellness is an ongoing process that enables us to achieve our full potential and highest quality of life.
At the Ingleside, we promote the Six Dimensions of Wellness. This holistic model, developed by Dr. Bill Hettler, a cofounder of the National Wellness Institute, includes Spiritual, Social, Emotional, Vocational, Intellectual and Physical Wellness. In this series of posts, we’re exploring each of those dimensions and how they are supported and practiced at Ingleside at King Farm. Read Full Entry