Discovering Comfort in a Memory Care Community [VIDEO]

Posted by The Goodman Group on Oct 31, 2017 11:21:57 AM

“What gives me hope, is the fact that when Marcia moved here, immediately people surrounded her and bonded with her,” reminisces Garry Wright, the husband of a memory...

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Topics: Memory Care

Anti-Gravity Treadmills: Zero Impact Therapy for Seniors

Posted by The Goodman Group on Oct 27, 2017 5:07:35 PM

Anti-gravity treadmills are changing the way clinics, rehabilitation and wellness centers are providing therapy to people with mobility issues, especially seniors.

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Topics: Functional Fitness

Questions to Ask When Touring Memory Care Communities

Posted by The Goodman Group on Oct 26, 2017 2:42:12 PM

“When you are taking care of someone with Alzheimer’s, at some point in time, you know little things are going to start getting worse,” says Garry, the husband of a...

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Topics: Memory Care

Aging in Place Technology: Stay at Home Longer

Posted by The Goodman Group on Oct 24, 2017 9:11:17 AM

Maintaining a sense of independence is significant for aging seniors. They want to drive themselves to doctor's appointments, church, the bank or grocery store. They...

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Topics: Aging in Place, Caregiving

Therapy Pets for Dementia Residents (Batteries Included)

Posted by The Goodman Group on Oct 20, 2017 1:35:25 PM

Animal and pet therapy has long been recognized as calming and soothing for seniors — especially those in dementia and Alzheimer’s care. Many senior living...

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Topics: Senior Living Communities, Caregiving

Using Meditation and Wellscapes to Improve the Wellbeing of Our Caregivers

Posted by The Goodman Group on Oct 19, 2017 12:14:05 PM

It’s no surprise that caregivers need care, too. That’s especially true for professional caregivers, as Katie Westberg, National Director of Life Enrichment for The...

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Topics: Senior Living Communities, Spiritual Wellbeing, Caregiving

Experiencing the Care Found in Senior Living Communities [VIDEO]

Posted by The Goodman Group on Oct 17, 2017 2:59:10 PM

“Oh gosh, they are awesome – from the housekeeper to the nurses,” exclaims Wendy Wells, daughter of a resident at Terracina Grand, a senior living community in...

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Topics: Senior Living Communities, Videos

Assisted Living Decisions: Moving in as a Couple

Posted by The Goodman Group on Oct 12, 2017 2:37:19 PM

As life spans continue to increase, more and more seniors are moving into senior living communities as couples — rather than individually. That, of course, is...

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Topics: Senior Living Communities

Understanding Wandering and Dementia: Our Tips for Caregivers

Posted by The Goodman Group on Oct 10, 2017 11:01:59 AM

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, six in ten people with dementia will wander. It is a common occurrence. However, the term wandering isn’t always an accurate...

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Topics: Memory Care