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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

Starting the Senior Living Conversation [VIDEO]

Posted by The Goodman Group on Jun 6, 2018 8:45:00 AM
 

You feel it’s the right time to start talking with a loved one about senior living options. But...

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Topics: Senior Living Communities, Videos

Valuable Senior Living Resources to Help You on Your Journey

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

If you’ve started investigating senior living options for yourself or a loved one, you’ve probably realized that there’s a lot of information to sort through....

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Topics: Senior Living Communities

How Virtual Reality is Connecting Residents in Senior Living

Posted by The Goodman Group on May 16, 2018 8:30:00 AM

When Peggy moved into assisted living a year ago, she thought her days of travel were over. Instead, she’s cavorted with penguins in the Antarctic, was wowed by the...

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Topics: Senior Living Communities

5 Frequently Asked Questions About Financing the Cost of Assisted Living

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

For seniors considering a move to assisted living, some of the first questions they ask involve the costs. We talked with Tracy, Director of Sales and Marketing at ...

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Topics: Insider, Senior Living Communities

Communication Strategies for Speaking to a Loved One with Dementia

Posted by The Goodman Group on May 2, 2018 8:30:00 AM

When a loved one has dementia, there will likely come a time when your usual way of talking with them isn’t getting the results either of you hoped for. Maybe your...

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Topics: Memory Care