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Posted: Thursday, December 29, 2016
Staying Active in the New Year: Fitness Tips for Seniors

As the New Year quickly approaches, many people are reflecting on goals for 2017. According to a Nielsen report, staying fit and healthy tops the list of peoples’ New Year’s resolutions. 

Sometimes the hardest part about beginning an exercise routine is just getting started. But keeping it simple can make it easier to incorporate exercises into a daily routine. Chris Goldman, fitness manager at Ingleside at Rock Creek and Cody Christian, fitness manager at Ingleside at King Farm, recommend exercises seniors can start with in the New Year.

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IKF Blog
Posted: Friday, December 23, 2016
Six Dimensions of Wellness: Emotional Wellness

No matter how much time we spend with others, we spend more time with ourselves. That is why awareness and acceptance of our own feelings is such an important part of emotional wellness. 

An emotionally well person is able to manage thoughts and feelings, and the behavior that stems from them. Emotional health determines to a large extent how successful we are with interpersonal relationships, how effectively we make personal choices and take responsibility for them, and how willing we are to take on challenges. 

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IKF Blog
Posted: Monday, December 12, 2016
Music Therapist puts the power of music to work for IKF residents

When was the last time you heard an old, familiar song and were transported back to a particular time in your life? Remember how it made you feel? 

The power of music has been recognized for centuries. We’ve learned that people respond to music emotionally; that familiar song can evoke memories and feelings of security. Music also is associated with positive changes in mood, emotional states and self-awareness.

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IKF Blog
Posted: Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Ingleside at King Farm offers day program for cognitively impaired individuals

Ingleside at King Farm offers person-centered Memory Care as part of its highly rated Comprehensive Care program. The Memory Care program meets the needs of each individual where they are, engaging them in programs based on their specific needs and interests. 

With the establishment of Ingleside Engaged, a social day club for people with dementia-related cognitive impairment, Ingleside at King Farm is sharing its expertise with people who live outside the retirement community. 

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