Meet Marilyn: Retired U.S. Army Colonel Still Serving Her Country

Posted by The Goodman Group on Nov 27, 2019 8:39:36 AM

Marilyn was already a nurse working in pediatrics when she learned about a pediatric nurse practitioner course offered by the U.S. Army. The concept of a nurse...

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Topics: Veterans

Family History Questionnaire: How to Talk to Your Family About Their Life

Posted by The Goodman Group on Nov 13, 2019 8:49:06 AM

For many people, it's very important to learn as much as possible about past generations. In fact, an MIT Technology Review reported earlier in 2019 that over 26...

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Topics: Aging in Place

Gather and Grow: Nurturing More than Plants with Hydroponic Gardens

Posted by The Goodman Group on Oct 31, 2019 8:30:00 AM

Residents at Cypress Palms, a senior living community managed by The Goodman Group, are finding that learning is just one of the joys of taking part in a unique...

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Topics: Senior Living Communities

How Senior Living Communities Shape the Activity Calendar for Seniors

Posted by The Goodman Group on Oct 29, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Oftentimes, when people think of senior activities, their mind goes right to a bingo hall. While this certainly is a fun activity, the idea that it's the only social...

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Topics: Senior Living Communities, Healthy Aging Tips

Music Lessons: The Ukulele Club at Terracina

Posted by The Goodman Group on Sep 24, 2019 12:03:04 PM

When most people think about the ukulele, they think about a humble, simple instrument. They may even think of Don Ho or Tiny Tim. Yet for the residents of one senior...

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Topics: Moments Matter

Forever Learning: Community Education & Free College Classes for People Over 50

Posted by The Goodman Group on Sep 10, 2019 1:31:24 PM

One of the best ways to keep your mind sharp is to take classes, gain knowledge, and learn new skills. That's good advice at any age, but it rings especially true for...

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Topics: Healthy Aging Tips

Theater for the Ages: The Magic of an Intergenerational Play Program

Posted by The Goodman Group on Sep 4, 2019 3:16:42 PM

Part of the magic of the theater is that a really great play will appeal to all ages. And we have proof that a really great play program will, as well.

Every year, ...

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Topics: Senior Living Communities

Pet Therapy And More: Bonding with All Kinds of Dogs at Regal Palms

Posted by The Goodman Group on Aug 23, 2019 8:35:21 AM

Pets are a source of entertainment, companionship and stress relief for people of all ages, so it's no surprise that pet therapy is popular at senior living...

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Topics: Senior Living Communities, Memory Care

What Are the Benefits of Intergenerational Programs?

Posted by The Goodman Group on Aug 14, 2019 9:00:00 AM

We’ve probably all heard about the challenges of the so-called “generation gap,” which tends to emphasize the differences between and among different age groups. By...

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Topics: Healthy Aging Tips

How to Help a Grieving Parent: What to Do When One Parent Passes Away

Posted by The Goodman Group on Jul 31, 2019 9:00:00 AM

The death of a spouse is considered the single most stressful life event. Sadly, it’s one our parents are eventually going to experience. But there are ways we can...

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Topics: Spiritual Wellbeing