Posted: Friday, September 30, 2016
It’s a good time to reach across generations
We hear a lot these days about conflicts between generations. But we all have much in common, and young and old alike can benefit from knowing people of different ages.
That’s why some forward-looking folks designated September as Intergeneration Month, a worldwide celebration that encourages people to connect across generations. It’s a time to get together, learn from one another and share the wisdom of age and the enthusiasm of youth. Read Full Entry
Posted: Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Ingleside Board Member Robyn Stone To Receive Prestigious Honor from the Gerontological Society of America
One of the things that makes our Ingleside family of communities so special is the incredible quality and dedication of the members of our Boards of Directors. A case in point: Dr. Robyn Stone, who is vice president of research at LeadingAge and will be honored this fall with a prestigious honor from the Gerontological Society of America (GSA).Read Full Entry
Posted: Monday, September 19, 2016
Six Dimensions of Wellness: Intellectual Wellness
Wellness is more than just going to the gym. It encompasses lifestyle, mental and spiritual well-being and is an evolving process whereby we achieve a vital, fulfilling and balanced life.
At the Ingleside communities, we promote the Six Dimensions of Wellness, a holistic model that includes Spiritual, Social, Emotional, Vocational and Intellectual as well as Physical Wellness. In this series of posts, we’re delving into each of those dimensions and how they are supported and practiced at each Ingleside retirement community. Read Full Entry
Posted: Monday, September 12, 2016
‘I Read It in the Paper’ engages residents
When Mark Barnett retired from the Federal government a few years ago, he knew he wanted to continue to use his skill as a communicator.
“I had years of experience talking to groups of people, large and small, and I loved every minute of it. The problem was to find a volunteer setting that would allow me to do that.”
And that’s where Ingleside at King Farm came in. Mark answered an ad for volunteers placed by Debbie Loube, the community’s Volunteer Coordinator, and he found a perfect fit. Read Full Entry
Posted: Friday, September 9, 2016
Talking with your doctor for better health care
Doctors and other health care professionals are so busy that it can feel like they don’t have much time to listen to you.
Communication with your doctor is a vital part of getting good health care. But communication is a two-way street, and it’s important for both you and your doctor to make an effort. Read Full Entry