Posted: Thursday, August 18, 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 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: Thursday, August 11, 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
Posted: Friday, August 5, 2016
Fight the bite! 8 ways to repel mosquitoes
Are you a mosquito magnet? Some people are, and research has now determined why.
Dr. James Logan of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine says that some people naturally produce fragrances that attract mosquitoes, while others emit chemical smells that repel the insects.Read Full Entry