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

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

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: Caregiving, Senior Living Communities, Spiritual Wellbeing

Who's the Real Mentor? Intergenerational Program Bonds Students and Seniors

Posted by The Goodman Group on Jul 27, 2017 4:34:53 PM

What started off as a service project for gifted students has evolved into so much more. “Originally, it began as a way to share what was happening in the younger...

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Topics: Moments Matter, Spiritual Wellbeing, Senior Living Communities

How Spiritual Direction Helps Seniors Find Renewed Life Purpose

Posted by The Goodman Group on Jul 20, 2017 5:18:03 PM

Each stage of life presents new challenges, but it's all part of life's journey. And every new chapter can be an opportunity to grow. The senior years, in particular,...

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Topics: Spiritual Wellbeing

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

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: Spiritual Wellbeing, Healthy Aging Tips

How Senior Living Residents Create Impact Through Volunteering

Posted by The Goodman Group on Jun 8, 2017 4:10:20 PM

“Through serving others, these acts help raise our sense of purpose and meaning,” says Hutch Walch, Director of Spirituality for The Goodman Group.

“Friendships and...

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Topics: Senior Living Communities, Spiritual Wellbeing

Grandma's Roundtable: Connecting Seniors with Young Adults

Posted by The Goodman Group on Jun 1, 2017 3:16:13 PM

It all started with an extended conversation between Gretta Freeman and her 18-year-old granddaughter, Jenny. She was about to leave home for college and filled with...

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Topics: Senior Living Communities, Spiritual Wellbeing

Spiritual Care at The Goodman Group [VIDEO]

Posted by Hutch Walch on Apr 20, 2017 1:34:19 PM

Spiritual Directors and Chaplains work to nurture and develop the spiritual needs of our residents. It's our goal to provide compassionate care and relevant,...

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Topics: Videos, Spiritual Wellbeing