Loneliness in Seniors: Common Signs to Look For and 3 Ways to Combat It

Posted by The Goodman Group on Sep 14, 2018 8:29:07 AM

It's common for seniors to experience a sense of loneliness whether living at home or in a senior living community. As social beings, we all want and need mental...

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Topics: Spiritual Wellbeing

Capture the Moment: Celebrating National Assisted Living Week

Posted by The Goodman Group on Sep 7, 2018 9:52:38 AM

“It’s our biggest week to celebrate residents, staff members, and our family members," says Tammy, life enrichment director at Regal Palms, a senior living community...

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Topics: Senior Living Communities

How Senior Apartments Have Changed Over the Years

Posted by The Goodman Group on Sep 5, 2018 3:21:10 PM

Much like single family homes, movie theaters, and malls, senior living apartments are getting upgrades as technology advances and design tastes change. From...

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Topics: Senior Living Communities

Meet Scott and Mango: Villa at Terracina Grand's Unique Friends

Posted by The Goodman Group on Aug 22, 2018 9:00:00 AM

It's pretty common to see friendships form in our managed senior living communities, but we never expected one quite like this — an employee and the community bird.

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Topics: Senior Living Communities

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, Veterans

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