Posted: Friday, September 30, 2016
Retirement community’s culinary team presents themed dining nights
Dining is more than just consuming nutrients. While it’s important to eat healthy and nutritious fare that nourish our bodies, dining is also about tempting the taste buds and enjoying the pleasure of food.
“Life is about creating food, memories and experiences,” says Tim Tivvis, Dining Services Director at Ingleside at Rock Creek. That’s why Tivvis and his team host dinners with themes at least once a week for the retirement community’s residents. 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
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: Monday, September 12, 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