moments matter

A Senior Living Resource Blog from The Goodman Group

Rock Steady Boxing: Fighting Back Against Parkinson's Disease

Posted by The Goodman Group on March 26, 2020

“I've just gotten stronger. And secondly, it's made me emotionally better,” said Kent, a resident at The Inn on Westport in Sioux Falls, SD who is singing a different...

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Topics: Videos, Parkinson's Disease

Montessori Inspired Lifestyle®: Empowering People Living with Dementia

Posted by The Goodman Group on March 11, 2020

As she reflects on the progress made by residents within the Pearls of Life® Memory Care neighborhood, Jordan, the life enrichment director at The Residence at Timber...

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Topics: Senior Living Communities, Videos

Sharing Residents' Stories with our "This is My Life" Program

Posted by The Goodman Group on January 10, 2020

Started earlier this year by Shawn, the spiritual director at The Commons on Marice, our "This is My Life" program is an opportunity to highlight a resident’s life as...

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Topics: Senior Living Communities, Spiritual Wellbeing

Advice on Senior Loneliness During the Holidays

Posted by Hutch Walch on December 18, 2019

The holidays are traditionally a time of celebration and family gatherings. Though a joyful and nostalgic time for many, the holidays can sometimes be difficult for...

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Topics: Spiritual Wellbeing

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

Posted by The Goodman Group on November 27, 2019

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 November 13, 2019

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 October 31, 2019

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 October 29, 2019

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 September 24, 2019

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 September 10, 2019

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