Making a Successful Move to a Senior Living Community

Posted by The Goodman Group on Feb 23, 2017 4:03:30 PM

The move to a senior living community - whether for yourself, aging parents, or another loved one – can be easier and less stressful than many think. The key is taking as much time as possible to plan the transition, giving you time to make the right choices and ease into accepting the new life changes.

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Celebrating National Senior Independence Month

Posted by The Goodman Group on Feb 21, 2017 3:11:41 PM

From a young age, we learn about the value of accomplishing tasks independently. February is National Senior Independence Month - the perfect time to celebrate the way you live life. Here are some ideas on how to maintain independence as we age.

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Establish Communication with Your Loved One's Senior Living Community

Posted by The Goodman Group on Feb 3, 2017 2:21:02 PM

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 familiar with their new home and a new routine. The best way to ease the change is to have open lines of communication with the community’s staff and residents.

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Valuable Senior Living Resources to Help You on Your Journey

Posted by The Goodman Group on Feb 2, 2017 1:31:29 PM

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. Likewise, there are many places to get that information and it can be overwhelming knowing where to look. To help you get started, we’ve chosen a few recommendations for helpful websites to visit. Here are some of The Goodman Group’s top picks for senior living resources.

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A Beginner's Guide to Senior Living Terminology

Posted by The Goodman Group on Jan 31, 2017 7:57:59 AM

If you’re just beginning to explore the vast array of options available for senior living, you’re likely to run across some terminology that isn’t familiar. There are many concepts, and some seem to overlap. Frankly, it can be a bit confusing, so we're here to help with a list of common terms, phrases, and acronyms you’re likely to run across.

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Senior Living Communities: What Questions Should You Prepare? [VIDEO]

Posted by Kristi Carlson on Jan 24, 2017 2:38:10 PM

When exploring senior living communities for yourself or your loved ones, there are certain questions you can ask the Director of Nursing that may help determine if the community is a good fit for your family. An in-person conversation will further help in your decision process.

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Making an Impact in Senior Living [VIDEO]

Posted by Kezia Wicklander on Jan 19, 2017 1:57:34 PM

Every senior living community is unique in it’s own way, whether that be it’s geographical influences, types of care services provided, or countless other factors. One of the common threads that runs through every location managed by The Goodman Group is our mission to continually be innovating and offering ground-breaking programs and amenities.

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What is Aging in Place? Is It Right for Me or My Loved One?

Posted by The Goodman Group on Jan 13, 2017 9:55:53 AM

Aging in Place is all about choosing where and how we want to live as we age. Fundamental to that choice is that we should be able to live comfortably in one place even if our health and care needs change. The philosophy behind this approach is that we'll live a more fulfilled, active, engaged life once we're settled in a safe and secure home. So, is Aging in Place right for your or your loved one? Here are some of its many advantages.

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Top 3 Benefits of Senior Living Communities

Posted by The Goodman Group on Jan 10, 2017 11:51:50 AM

When considering a move to a senior living community, it’s easy to focus on the obvious conveniences — no more worries about home maintenance, lawn care, laundry, or transportation. Still, the benefits of a senior living community go well beyond those daily needs. Many senior living communities also focus on the social, emotional, and spiritual needs of residents.

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Assisted Living Community: What to Look For? [VIDEO]

Posted by Kristi Carlson on Jan 5, 2017 9:08:16 AM

When looking for an assisted living community for yourself or your loved one, Health Services team member Kristi Carlson says it’s important to do some of your own exploring. When visiting a location, one of the most helpful things you can do is to speak with team members from different areas, such as the Director of Nursing, a care provider, or the dining or life enrichment staff.

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Topics: Senior Living Communities, Videos