Memory Care Advice From a Loving Husband [VIDEO]

Posted by The Goodman Group on Sep 28, 2017 11:53:25 AM

“My advice would be to get as much information about the disease as you possibly can so that you understand the things your loved one is doing and why they are doing...

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Topics: Memory Care, Videos

Memory Care Advice: Answering the Uncomfortable Questions

Posted by The Goodman Group on Sep 22, 2017 1:37:54 PM

“When can I go home?”

“What is this place?”

“Why are you leaving me here?”

These are examples of some of the difficult questions that memory care residents may ask...

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Topics: Memory Care

Preventing Caregiver Burnout: Self-Care Tips for Healthy Living

Posted by The Goodman Group on Sep 21, 2017 11:13:00 AM

“If you’re traveling with someone who requires assistance, secure your mask first, then assist the other person.” That’s the familiar reminder flight attendants...

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Child Care Within Senior Living: Intergenerational Communities

Posted by The Goodman Group on Sep 19, 2017 4:13:31 PM

The Learning Center is a pretty special place. The preschool and children's day care center emphasizes experiential learning, complete with a "tree house library" and...

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Topics: Senior Living Communities

The Five-Star Rating System: Help Choosing Skilled Nursing Care

Posted by The Goodman Group on Sep 15, 2017 11:09:16 AM

Learning that a loved one needs skilled nursing care can be an emotionally challenging time for the whole family. Decisions need to be made, and often they need to be...

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Topics: Skilled Nursing

Memory Care Communities: Emphasis on Care [VIDEO]

Posted by The Goodman Group on Sep 14, 2017 11:20:14 AM

“When you take care of somebody, you think no one is going to do it as well as you,” says Garry Wright, the husband of a Marcia who is a resident at Villa at...

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Rock Steady: Creating Friendships and Fighting Parkinson's

Posted by The Goodman Group on Sep 12, 2017 10:57:58 AM

It may seem odd or even counter-intuitive to hear that someone with Parkinson’s disease is spending a lot of time at a boxing gym. Yet that’s exactly what members of...

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Topics: Functional Fitness, Healthy Aging Tips

Teaching Tech: Helping Seniors Learn Technology

Posted by The Goodman Group on Sep 7, 2017 12:28:20 PM

Keeping up with technology can be tough for anyone, even for the most tech-savvy. Yet it’s even harder for those who haven’t grown up with the amazing advancements in...

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Topics: Healthy Aging Tips

Tips for Downsizing When Transitioning to a Senior Living Community

Posted by The Goodman Group on Sep 1, 2017 1:16:47 PM

The decision has been made. The apartment has been rented, and now it’s time to make the move. While it may be easy for some, it can also be difficult for many to...

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Topics: Senior Living Communities