Establish Communication with Your Loved One's Senior Living Community

Posted by The Goodman Group on Aug 15, 2018 9:08:00 AM

Transitioning a loved one into a senior living community can be an exciting time. It can also be a very busy and even confusing time as you and your loved one become...

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Topics: Senior Living Communities

World War II Heroes Share Stories of Valor

Posted by The Goodman Group on Aug 7, 2018 9:45:00 AM

"The bravest are surely those who have the clearest vision of what is before them, glory and danger alike, and yet notwithstanding, go out to meet it."

— Thucydides

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Topics: Senior Living Communities

8 Simple Balance Exercises for Seniors

Posted by The Goodman Group on Aug 1, 2018 9:30:00 AM

One of the most important activities to continue as we age is exercise. Whether it's taking a walk, squatting, or strengthening muscles with weighted movements, any...

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Topics: Healthy Aging Tips

Dementia vs Alzheimer's: Understanding the Difference

Posted by The Goodman Group on Jul 25, 2018 8:38:46 AM

It’s very common to hear the terms “dementia” and “Alzheimer’s” used interchangeably. However, they’re not the same thing, and in terms of understanding their...

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Topics: Memory Care

Overcoming Isolation in Senior Living Through Spiritual Direction and Community

Posted by The Goodman Group on Jul 18, 2018 10:35:00 AM

As we age, many of our experiences are beautiful and rewarding, like welcoming grandchildren into the world, having the time to travel, volunteering, or focusing on...

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Topics: Spiritual Wellbeing

Fall Prevention: Ways to Support Your Loved One's Safety

Posted by The Goodman Group on Jul 11, 2018 8:20:00 AM

As we and our loved ones get older, it becomes more challenging to maintain balance while performing everyday tasks, and the risk of falling tends to increase. But...

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Topics: Fall Prevention

Staying Hydrated: 3 Summer Safety Tips for Seniors

Posted by The Goodman Group on Jul 3, 2018 8:17:00 AM

Summer is a great time to get outdoors and enjoy the weather, but the sun's rays are strong and temperatures are hot. It's best to ensure your loved one is dressing...

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Topics: Nutrition for Healthy Aging

Functional Fitness: The Importance of Exercising for Healthy Aging

Posted by The Goodman Group on Jun 27, 2018 8:40:00 AM

Physical fitness is an important part of a healthy lifestyle, especially as we age. Regular exercise can tone muscles, increase circulation, and even slow the effects...

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Topics: Functional Fitness

Technology for Seniors: The Benefits of Video Games

Posted by The Goodman Group on Jun 20, 2018 9:00:00 AM

When you think of a "gamer," you probably don't think of a 65-year-old woman spending her afternoon on the Wii. But think again — an estimated 26% of people who play...

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Topics: Healthy Aging Tips

What Is Respite Care and Is It Right for My Loved One?

Posted by The Goodman Group on Jun 13, 2018 11:16:00 AM

“How are you doing?” That’s a question caregivers are asked all too infrequently. While it’s a simple question to ask, people often focus on the one receiving care,...

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Topics: Skilled Nursing, Transitional Care