Stephanie Tipple - Potomac Local
Posted: Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Retirees start small business, make big changes at Westminster
A small business venture at the Westminster at Lake Ridge retirement community has helped to provide its residents with equipment and recreational facilities.
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Posted: Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Pedal power: Hop on a bike for fun and fitness
Remember how great it felt to ride a bike when you were a kid? Likely you had one with no gears, a bell to ring when you wanted to signal someone to get out of the way, and a basket to carry your gear.
If you haven’t jumped on a bike since your grammar school days, maybe it’s time to try it again. There are good reasons to do that: Riding a bike can burn up to 500 calories an hour. It’s easy on your joints and helps to develop the muscles that stabilize your hips.Read Full Entry
According to People for Bikes, a website that aims to connect bike riders and make riding better for everyone, bike use is growing among all age groups, but it is skyrocketing among active older adults.
Posted: Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Lovely melodies enrich the lives of retirement community’s residents
You can tell that music is a central part of life at Westminster at Lake Ridge.
Music soothes the soul, relaxes the body, brings back memories and stimulates the brain. That’s why Susan Lasher, Director of Life Enrichment at Westminster at Lake Ridge, schedules musical performances as often as possible.
“We bring in lots of music because it is the one thing that touches everybody,” Lasher says.Read Full Entry