Movement Matters: The Benefits of Tai Chi for Seniors

Posted by The Goodman Group on Jul 21, 2017 12:12:56 PM

Flowing, graceful movements. Relaxed breathing. Lowered blood pressure. Elevated mood. Relief from depression. A sense of peace. These have all been used to describe...

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Topics: Functional Fitness, Healthy Aging Tips

Life Enrichment: How to Find Meaning and Happiness in Retirement

Posted by The Goodman Group on Jul 14, 2017 9:46:32 AM

They’re called The Golden Years because they give seniors more time to enjoy family, friends, travel, and other interests that they’ve developed over the years....

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Topics: Healthy Aging Tips

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

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

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

Senior Spiritual Wellbeing: Why Friendships Matter

Posted by The Goodman Group on May 25, 2017 5:26:14 PM

Friendships help us celebrate the good times in life and support us through the challenges. As our kids move out and start families of their own, our ties with the...

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Topics: Healthy Aging Tips

The Benefits of Aromatherapy for Aging Adults

Posted by The Goodman Group on May 18, 2017 4:14:32 PM

“Aromatherapy is a great first resource to consider because it is holistic and natural,” said Tina Vauthier, Executive Director at Westpark Village senior living...

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Topics: Healthy Aging Tips

The Importance of Dental Care for Seniors

Posted by The Goodman Group on May 5, 2017 2:10:26 PM

Maintaining good dental health isn’t just about having a bright, winning smile—although that’s a great goal. It’s also about maintaining overall good health. Studies...

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Topics: Healthy Aging Tips

Tips for Keeping Your Medications Straight

Posted by The Goodman Group on Apr 27, 2017 1:19:34 PM

Often times when organizing, we can overlook our vitamins and pills. Adults 65 and older use more medicine daily than any other age group in the United States,...

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Topics: Healthy Aging Tips