Family Matters: How to Understand and Connect with Your Aging Parents

Posted by The Goodman Group on Jun 30, 2017 3:04:16 PM

“I remember years ago my grandfather telling me things that were happening in his life and I kept telling him that I understood,” says Tina Vauthier, Executive D...

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Topics: Senior Living Communities

Healthy Aging: Tips for Seniors on How to Begin Practicing Meditation

Posted by The Goodman Group on Jun 27, 2017 11:00:41 AM

How often do you take time in your day to just sit and be present?  Even setting aside just five minutes to meditate can offer many benefits for one’s wellbeing.

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Topics: Healthy Aging Tips, Spiritual Wellbeing

Fall Prevention: Bathroom Safety Tips for Your Aging Parents

Posted by The Goodman Group on Jun 23, 2017 10:05:48 AM

If you’re concerned about home safety for seniors, it makes sense to start with the bathroom. Loose rugs, water on the floor, and getting in and out of the tub or...

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Topics: Fall Prevention

Senior Living: Betty Shares Her Typical Day [VIDEO]

Posted by The Goodman Group on Jun 22, 2017 1:22:59 PM

Senior living communities provide ample opportunities to make a difference and get involved in life enriching activities on a daily basis. Betty Becker, a resident at...

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Topics: Senior Living Communities, Videos

Senior Nutrition: Tips for Helping Loved Ones with Dementia Find Their Appetite

Posted by The Goodman Group on Jun 17, 2017 12:01:53 PM

If you’re a caregiver for a loved one who has dementia or Alzheimer’s, mealtimes, like other daily activities, may take on unexpected changes or challenges. You may...

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Topics: Nutrition for Healthy Aging

Why You Should Consider Taking a Daily Walk

Posted by The Goodman Group on Jun 16, 2017 11:07:33 AM

We know that exercise is good for us and it’s important to stay active. But it’s also easy for some activities to fall by the wayside as we age. Running, basketball...

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Topics: Functional Fitness, Healthy Aging Tips

Innovations in Senior Living: The Importance of Spirituality for Seniors

Posted by The Goodman Group on Jun 13, 2017 4:45:29 PM

The definition of spirituality can be expansive. At Goodman Group managed properties, we recognize the various ways individuals express faith and spirituality, and...

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Topics: Healthy Aging Tips, Spiritual Wellbeing

How Senior Living Residents Create Impact Through Volunteering

Posted by The Goodman Group on Jun 8, 2017 4:10:20 PM

“Through serving others, these acts help raise our sense of purpose and meaning,” says Hutch Walch, Director of Spirituality for The Goodman Group.

“Friendships and...

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Topics: Senior Living Communities, Spiritual Wellbeing

How Memory Care Improved My Wife's Quality of Life [VIDEO]

Posted by The Goodman Group on Jun 6, 2017 4:34:10 PM

“She has quality of life because I can see her smile. I can see her laugh.”

In this video, Garry Wright reflects on the decision to transition his wife, Marcia, into...

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Topics: Memory Care, Videos

Technology and Virtual Reality Make Senior Fitness Fun

Posted by The Goodman Group on Jun 2, 2017 1:17:49 PM

Smartphones, WiFi-connected homes, self-parking — even driverless cars. Technology is making an impact on every part of our lives, including health and exercise. For...

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Topics: Functional Fitness, Healthy Aging Tips

Grandma's Roundtable: Connecting Seniors with Young Adults

Posted by The Goodman Group on Jun 1, 2017 3:16:13 PM

It all started with an extended conversation between Gretta Freeman and her 18-year-old granddaughter, Jenny. She was about to leave home for college and filled with...

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Topics: Senior Living Communities, Spiritual Wellbeing