Posted: Monday, September 28, 2015
10 Tips for Healthy Aging
It’s never too late to reinvent yourself.
That’s the philosophy of Carolyn Worthington, editor of Healthy Aging® Magazine and the creator of September is Healthy Aging® Month. Now in its second decade, September is Healthy Aging® Month aims to focus on the positive aspects of growing older with inspiration and practical ideas to improve all aspects of our well-being.Read Full Entry
Posted: Wednesday, September 23, 2015
We’re helping to train the next generation of health care professionals!
There are some new, young faces around Ingleside at King Farm this month.
These young people, local high school students, will become well known to residents as they learn the skills and develop clinical experience to become certified nursing assistants (CNA).
The 16 students from Gaithersburg High School are receiving classroom training through Montgomery College after school hours. They will be working with patients at the retirement community’s Comprehensive Care Center on weekends under the supervision of their instructor and the Ingleside nursing staff.Read Full Entry
Posted: Friday, September 18, 2015
Oscar-nominated filmmaker showcases his documentaries
You meet the most interesting people at Ingleside at King Farm!Read Full Entry
Like Ingleside at King Farm resident Werner Schumann, an award winning documentary filmmaker, perhaps best known for his Oscar-nominated short titled “The Klan: A Legacy of Hate in America.” Furthermore, he recently published “From Brownshirt to Turtleneck: Memoir of a Documentary Filmmaker.” The book details Werner’s remarkable life growing up in Germany under the Nazi regime, his emigration to America and his transformation into an accomplished documentary filmmaker.
Posted: Saturday, September 12, 2015
8 ways to get happier right now
Happiness is a choice. You can’t always control what happens to you, but you can choose how you react to it. People who are optimistic and see the good in the world dwell in a happy place more than those who approach life with a negative attitude.
Here’s just one example. You’re driving on the freeway, and traffic is at a near standstill. What do you think as you stop and go or move along at 10 mph? Some people choose to fume and get worked up about it. Others might see this as an opportunity to listen to a book on CD. If you’re in this situation and you’re going to be late for an appointment, you could stress about it, or you could call the person you’re supposed to meet to explain that you’re stuck in traffic and then enjoy singing along with a favorite album.Read Full Entry
Posted: Thursday, September 3, 2015
Cynthia’s comprehensive care suite looks and feels like home
If you knew Cynthia before she moved to a comprehensive care suite at Ingleside at King Farm, you’d know that she had a beautiful apartment in the retirement community’s independent living. Walk into her new residence, and you’d think she was still there.
Cynthia, who has lived at Ingleside at King Farm for six years, is a very active person who enjoys her social life and entertaining her friends, says her daughter Lisa. When she decided to move to comprehensive care in April because of a need for continuous oxygen, “she kept talking about getting back to her apartment,” Lisa says. “She missed seeing her things.”Read Full Entry