Posted: Friday, September 30, 2016
Six Dimensions of Wellness: Vocational Wellness
Total wellness involves more than just physical health. It encompasses multiple dimensions that include lifestyle, mental and spiritual well-being and a self-directed and evolving process that enables one to achieve full potential.
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 exploring each of those dimensions and how they are supported and practiced at each Ingleside retirement community. 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
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: Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Team WLR competes in Northern Virginia Senior Olympics
The residents of Westminster at Lake Ridge are active, interesting folks from many walks of life who are engaged in a wide range of interests and pursuits. Did you know that some of them are Olympic athletes?
Nineteen Westminster at Lake Ridge residents are competing in the annual Northern Virginia Senior Olympics, being held this year from Sept. 10 through 21. The games attract entrants from all over the area to compete in more than 50 events that also include swimming, tennis, handball, cycling, scrabble and dominoes. Four new events have been added this year: a spelling bee, orienteering, rummikub and Sudoku. Gold, silver and bronze medals are awarded to the winners. Read Full Entry