moments matter

A Senior Living Resource Blog from The Goodman Group

When to Consider Short-Term Care for Your Loved One

Posted by The Goodman Group on January 6, 2021

Deciding on the proper care pathway can feel overwhelming when a loved one needs more care than you know you can provide. Many people mistakenly assume that long-term...

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Topics: Fitness, Senior Living, Transitional Care, Caregivers

8 Questions for Staying Happy and Healthy This Winter

Posted by The Goodman Group on December 30, 2020

The coming of winter brings shorter days and longer nights. If you are an older adult or a senior, especially in northern climates, weather conditions like snow and...

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Topics: Fitness, Senior Living, Nutrition, Spiritual

Resident Ambassadors Make Transition Easier for New Residents

Posted by The Goodman Group on December 10, 2020

When joining a new senior living community, it can take a while before residents feel like they belong. Even older adults, who've spent their lives meeting new...

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Topics: Senior Living, Spiritual

Handwritten Letters Create New Connections

Posted by The Goodman Group on November 25, 2020

Sometimes, Diane K. and Sharyn write about their families. Sometimes, they chat about Stillwater, where one of Sharyn's sons lives. Other times, they just catch up...

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Topics: Senior Living, Spiritual

How to Make the Most of Your Virtual Visits with Loved Ones

Posted by The Goodman Group on November 17, 2020

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has created unique challenges for those who wish to spend time with loved ones who are residents in senior living...

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Topics: Senior Living, Moments Matter

Ridges at Peoria Senior Living Resident Bob Y. Reflects on 21 Years with the Air Force

Posted by The Goodman Group on November 11, 2020

Bob Y. has been all around the world. Well, nearly all around the world.

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Topics: Veterans

A Simple Fall Prevention Checklist to Support Your Loved One's Safety

Posted by The Goodman Group on October 23, 2020

As the leading cause of injury among Americans aged 65 and up, falls are incredibly common among seniors – but they're also largely preventable. The Centers for...

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Topics: Fitness, Senior Living

How Tai Chi for Seniors Can Improve Mind, Body, and Spirit

Posted by The Goodman Group on September 25, 2020

Flowing, graceful movements. Relaxed breathing. Lowered blood pressure. Elevated mood. Depression relief. A sense of peace. These have all been used to describe the...

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Topics: Fitness, Spiritual

4 Easy Tips to Help You Find the Right Senior Community

Posted by The Goodman Group on September 17, 2020

Today it’s easier than ever to research and find the perfect senior community for yourself or your loved one. In fact, the amount of information available can be a...

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Topics: Senior Living, Caregivers

Technology for Seniors: The Benefits of Video Games & VR

Posted by The Goodman Group on September 9, 2020

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 21% of people who play...

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Topics: Nutrition, Learning