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A Senior Living Resource Blog from The Goodman Group

Sweets That Fit in Seniors' Diets: 3 Treats to Try!

What Are the Benefits of Intergenerational Programs?

Family Matters: How to Understand and Connect with Your Aging Parents

Gardening and Growing for Seniors

Strategies for Maintaining a Healthy Weight as a Senior

Safety Considerations for Seniors Starting a New Exercise Program

Nutritional Tips for Lactose Intolerant Seniors

Child Care Within Senior Living: Intergenerational Communities

The Importance of Mental and Emotional Well-Being in Aging

Navigating Nutrition for Seniors with Chronic Health Conditions

Discovering Rock Steady Boxing, Steve’s Path to Hope and Fitness [VIDEO]

Rock Steady Boxing: Bev’s Story [VIDEO]

Rock Steady Boxing: Curt’s Journey [VIDEO]

4 Effective Functional Fitness Exercises for Seniors

Rock Steady Boxing: A Champion for People with Parkinson’s [VIDEO]

Technology for Seniors: The Benefits of Video Games & VR

Montessori Inspired Lifestyle®: Empowering People Living with Dementia

Health Benefits of Chair Yoga for Seniors [Sample Exercise]

The Effects of Music Therapy for Memory Care Residents

Advice on Senior Loneliness During the Holidays

Helping Seniors Avoid Scams

Giving Spa Treatments to Your Treasured Senior

Tips for Visiting Grandparents

Water of Life: The Benefits of Aqua Therapy

Streaming Recommendations for Seniors

Best Senior Discounts and Deals

Medication Management in Senior Living Communities

Handling the Costs of A Memory Care Community

How to Set Up A Power of Attorney

Good Brain Exercise Apps for Seniors

From Meet Cute to Marriage: How COVID-19 Brought Two Seniors Together [VIDEO]

5 Tips for Maintaining a Balanced Senior Diet

Honoring Residents' Careers and Contributions

Cost of Senior Living Communities: How Communities Charge for Care

Sparking Joy: How to Downsize Before Moving into Senior Living

Memory Care: Tips on Visiting Your Loved One Living with Dementia

Memory Care Tips: 4 Ways to Alleviate Sundowning

Visiting Senior Loved Ones: The Importance of In-Person Community

Volunteering Opportunities in Senior Living Communities

Life-Improving Benefits to Look for at a Memory Care Community

Expectations When A Loved One Moves to a Senior Living Community

Best Outings for Seniors

How Senior Apartments Have Evolved Over the Years

6 Summer Safety Tips for Seniors

5 Best Apps for Senior Fitness

The Benefits of Art Therapy For Seniors Living With Dementia

How Senior Living Communities Shape the Activity Calendar for Seniors

Brain Exercises to Boost Cognitive Health and Memory Retention

What is FIT Functional Fitness®? [VIDEO]

Benefits of Long-Term Pet Ownership for Slowing Cognitive Decline

Servi Robot at The Residence at Timber Pines: Commitment to Service and Excellence [VIDEO]

Grandkid Approved: Best Simple Art Activities for Children and Seniors to Do Together

Senior Classes and Educational Activities to Support Lifelong Learning

Getting Started: An Introduction to Memoir Writing for Cognitive Fitness

3 Self-Compassion Exercises For Caregivers of Senior Loved Ones

Adventures from Home: Planning Armchair Travel Experiences for Seniors

FIT Functional Fitness®: The Importance of Exercising for Healthy Aging [VIDEO]

Senior Self Care Activities to Add to Your Daily Routine

A Beginner's Guide to Senior Living Terminology

Seniors Find Purpose and Meaning Through Serving Others

Holiday Magic: Cypress Palms Residents Respond to “Dear Santa” Letters

Continuous Learning Keeps Your Mind Engaged and Memory Sharp

5 Superfoods for Seniors That Make Aging Well Delicious

Addressing Guilt When Your Loved One Has Dementia [VIDEO]

Meet LeRoy: I Will Keep on Walkin’ [VIDEO]

6 Mindfulness Activities for Senior Wellness

The Big Day: What to Expect When You Move Into Senior Living

What’s The Difference Between Assisted Living and Memory Care?

Questions to Ask When Exploring Memory Care Communities

Loving Kindness, Constant Care: What to Expect from Memory Care Communities

Components of Care: What Services Are Offered In Memory Care Communities?

Must-Ask Questions When Researching Senior Living Communities

Memory Care: Communication Tips for Having Meaningful Conversations

Sharing Adventures: Tips for Traveling with Your Senior Loved Ones

Transitioning Your Loved One to Memory Care, Together

Making a Successful Move to a Senior Living Community

Having Fun Inside: Creative Indoor Activities for Seniors

Maintaining a Safe and Clean Environment for Residents, Guests, and Team Members [VIDEO]

How Animal-Assisted Therapeutic Programs Benefit Senior Health

5 Ways Our Valiant Veterans® Program Honors Residents

How Skilled Nursing Communities Achieve ‘High-Performance’ Ratings

‘A Little Help From My Friends’: How Senior Living Communities Foster Social Connections

The Power of Plants: How Houseplants Support Senior Mental Health

Senior Lifestyle Changes That Signal Your Parent May Need Greater Care

Searching for Home Sweet Home? Personalized Options for Touring Senior Living Communities

Staying Strong At Home: Senior Exercise Ideas for Active Aging

Happy Foods: Six Foods to Reduce Psychological Distress

A Simple Guide to the Types of Senior Living and Care Options

Teaching Seniors Technology to Inspire ‘Active Aging’

Essential Factors in Choosing Skilled Care After Hospitalization

A Personal Trainer for the Mind: How Fit Minds Builds Cognitive Resilience for Seniors

COVID-19 Vaccinations Bring Hope for a Brighter 2021 for Residents and Team Members [VIDEO]

Rock Steady Boxing is Helping Tom E. Fight Back Against Parkinson's

When to Consider Short-Term Care for Your Loved One

8 Questions for Staying Happy and Healthy This Winter

Resident Ambassadors Make Transition Easier for New Residents

Handwritten Letters Create New Connections

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

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

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

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

4 Easy Tips to Help You Find the Right Senior Community

Staying Hydrated: Three Hydration Tips for Seniors

Easy Meals for Seniors to Make on Their Own

Respite Care: Relief for Caregivers During Coronavirus

Virtual Bingo is Changing How Senior Living Communities Play Together

Ridin’ Down Memory Lane at Missoula’s 'Mini Sturgis'

How Spiritual Care Directors are Connecting Residents with Family, Spirituality, and Each Other

Finding Creative Ways to Enjoy a Virtual Father’s Day

Kent's Story: Finding a Community That Fights Back Against Parkinson’s [VIDEO]

120 Miles Per Hour at 90 Years Old: An iFly Outing for Adventurous Oregon Seniors [VIDEO]

Lessons from an 89-Year-Old Mother: Heartfelt Memories, Independence and Resilience

Bob’s Story: Beating Parkinson’s One Workout at a Time [VIDEO]

"Mad Molly" Swings Back at Her Parkinson's Diagnosis with Rock Steady Boxing [VIDEO]

Rock Steady Boxing: Fighting Back Against Parkinson's Disease [VIDEO]

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

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

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

Gather and Grow: Nurturing More than Plants with Hydroponic Gardens

Music Lessons: The Ukulele Club at Terracina

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

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

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

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

Soak Up the Sun! 7 Outdoor Activities for Seniors

The Importance of Nutrition for Healthy Aging [VIDEO]

Ask the Chef: Natural Salt Alternatives that Make for a Delicious Flavor Profile

Connecting With Your Parents: Try These Family Conversation Starters

We Value our Volunteers: Meet Sharon and Iva Rose

Notes and the Nervous System: How Singing Improves Parkinson’s Symptoms

Meet Jim: I Thrive in My Community [VIDEO]

Meet Ron & Connie: I Will Do What's Best for My Family [VIDEO]

Stan and Marilyn: An Inseparable Bond at Villa at Terracina Grand

Senior Living Move-In: What You Need to Know as Power of Attorney

Meet Barb: I Will Choose My Home [VIDEO]

Meet Glenn: I Will Make Friends [VIDEO]

Meet Blanca: I Will Find Community [VIDEO]

Does Medicare Cover the Cost of Senior Living?

Meet Tommy: I Will Embrace Leadership [VIDEO]

Meet Louise: I Will Keep On Truckin' [VIDEO]

Senior Living: Ways to Spend Time With Your Loved One This Holiday Season

How The Commons on Marice Changed David's Life

Meet Jeannie: I Will Discover Community [VIDEO]

Soaring®: Meet The Goodman Group’s Spiritual Care Program [VIDEO]

Aging in Place Planning: Have You Thought of Everything? [VIDEO]

Meet Virginia: A Retired 40-Year Fire Lookout in Montana

Loneliness in Seniors: Common Signs to Look For and 3 Ways to Combat It

Capture the Moment: Celebrating National Assisted Living Week

Meet Scott and Mango: Villa at Terracina Grand's Unique Friends

Establish Communication with Your Loved One's Senior Living Community

World War II Heroes Share Stories of Valor

8 Simple Balance Exercises for Seniors

Dementia vs Alzheimer's: Understanding the Difference

Overcoming Isolation in Senior Living Through Spiritual Direction and Community

What Is Respite Care and Is It Right for My Loved One?

Starting the Senior Living Conversation [VIDEO]

Valuable Senior Living Resources to Help You on Your Journey

How Virtual Reality is Connecting Residents in Senior Living

5 Frequently Asked Questions About Financing the Cost of Assisted Living

Communication Strategies for Speaking to a Loved One with Dementia

The Village Senior Residence's Emma Turns 106 Years Old

4 Tips for Sharing Caregiver Responsibilities with Your Siblings

Meet Dale: I Will Keep on Writing [VIDEO]

How a Memory Café Benefits Those with Dementia

Senior Caregivers: Creating a Care Plan for Your Loved Ones

Meet Sylvia: I Will Keep on Giving [VIDEO]

Top Tips for Maintaining Heart Health as We Age

Meet the Twisted Stitchers: I Will Keep on Stitchin' [VIDEO]

Meet Sylvia: I Will Keep Volunteering [VIDEO]

How to Cope with Caregiver Guilt When Moving Your Loved Ones into Senior Living

Active Aging: Exercising with Core Stix for Fall Prevention

Questions to Ask When Touring Senior Apartments

Reliving the Nostalgic Days of Radio with a Residents Players Group

Understanding Senior Living: Breaking Down the Residency Agreement

Senior Independence: How Communities Help Residents Thrive

Alzheimer's Care: Tips for Coping With New Behaviors

How to Help Your Parents Navigate Their Limitations

Honor Flight: Veterans Visit World War II Memorial

Making Decisions on Your Own When Your Spouse is No Longer Able

Tour Tips: Questions to Ask When Touring Independent Living Communities

5 Ways to Help Protect Your Loved Ones Against Senior Fraud

Tour Tips: Questions to Ask When Visiting Assisted Living Communities

Secrets from the Kitchen: Food Tips for Seniors with Diabetes

Discovering Comfort in a Memory Care Community [VIDEO]

Anti-Gravity Treadmills: Zero Impact Therapy for Seniors

Aging in Place Technology: Stay at Home Longer

Therapy Pets for Dementia Residents (Batteries Included)

Using Meditation and Wellscapes to Improve the Wellbeing of Our Caregivers

Experiencing the Care Found in Senior Living Communities [VIDEO]

Assisted Living Decisions: Moving in as a Couple

Understanding Wandering and Dementia: Our Tips for Caregivers

Memory Care Advice From a Loving Husband [VIDEO]

Preventing Caregiver Burnout: Self-Care Tips for Healthy Living

The Five-Star Rating System: Help Choosing Skilled Nursing Care

Memory Care Communities: Emphasis on Care [VIDEO]

Rock Steady: Creating Friendships and Fighting Parkinson's

Tips for Downsizing When Transitioning to a Senior Living Community

For Betty, There's No Place Like Home [VIDEO]

4 Tips for Maintaining a Balanced Senior Diet

Memory Care: How to Ease the Transition for Your Loved One

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