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A Senior Living Resource Blog from The Goodman Group

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

4 Tips for Maintaining a Balanced Senior Diet

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

How Animal-Assisted Therapeutic Programs Benefit Senior Health

5 Ways Our Valiant Veterans® Program Honors Residents

What is FIT Functional Fitness®? [VIDEO]

How Skilled Nursing Communities Achieve ‘High-Performance’ Ratings

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

How Music Therapy Programs Support Dementia and Alzheimer's Care

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

Health Benefits of Chair Yoga for Seniors [Sample Exercise]

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

Technology for Seniors: The Benefits of Video Games & VR

Staying Hydrated: Three Hydration Tips for Seniors

Easy Meals for Seniors to Make on Their Own

4 Effective Functional Fitness Exercises for Seniors

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

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

Montessori Inspired Lifestyle®: Empowering People Living with Dementia

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

Advice on Senior Loneliness During the Holidays

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

How Senior Living Communities Shape the Activity Calendar for Seniors

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

What Are the Benefits of Intergenerational Programs?

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]

Cost of Senior Living Communities: How Communities Charge for Care

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

How Senior Apartments Have Changed Over the Years

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

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

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]

Meet LeRoy: I Will Keep on Walkin’ [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

Child Care Within Senior Living: Intergenerational Communities

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

Seniors, Youth and Theatre: A Unique Intergenerational Partnership

A Resident’s Story: Finding Purpose Through Building Community

Memory Care Tips: 4 Things We Do to Alleviate Sundowning

Finding the Right Senior Living Community Fit [VIDEO]

Support Groups for Caregivers: A Lifeline and Resource

Healthy Aging: How Seniors Stay Fit Through Pedaling

Memory Care: Understanding the Caregiver's Journey [VIDEO]

Addressing Guilt When Your Loved One Has Dementia [VIDEO]

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

How Stretching Promotes Healthy Aging

How Spiritual Direction Helps Seniors Find Renewed Life Purpose

Life Enrichment: How to Find Meaning and Happiness in Retirement

Moments Matter: Evelyn Reminisces on 110 Years

The Effects of Music Therapy for Memory Care Residents

Fighting Back: How Boxing is Helping People Battle Parkinson’s

Considering Different Senior Living Options [VIDEO]

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

Healthy Aging: Tips for Seniors on How to Begin Practicing Meditation

Senior Living: Betty Shares Her Typical Day [VIDEO]

Senior Nutrition: Tips for Helping Loved Ones with Dementia Find Their Appetite

Why You Should Consider Taking a Daily Walk

Innovations in Senior Living: The Importance of Spirituality for Seniors

How Senior Living Residents Create Impact Through Volunteering

How Memory Care Improved My Wife's Quality of Life [VIDEO]

Grandma's Roundtable: Connecting Seniors with Young Adults

How My Mom Blossomed After Discovering Senior Living [VIDEO]

The Healing Power of Pets for Seniors and Staff

Senior Spiritual Wellbeing: Why Friendships Matter

Memory Care: What to Look For in a Community [VIDEO]

When At-Home Caregiver Costs Become Too Much

The Benefits of Aromatherapy for Aging Adults

Meet Betty: Finding Purpose Through Service [VIDEO]

The Importance of Dental Care for Seniors

Reflections on Memory Care from a Loving Husband

Day Care for Early Onset Dementia [VIDEO]

Tips for Keeping Your Medications Straight

Spiritual Care at The Goodman Group [VIDEO]

Spring Activities for Seniors and the Family to Enjoy Together

The Incredible Impact of Spiritual Care for Residents [VIDEO]

Independent Living vs. Assisted Living: Which is Right for My Loved One?

The Benefits of Art Therapy for Seniors Living with Dementia

Sleep and Aging: The Importance of a Good Night's Rest

Consider Senior Living Options Before a Crisis [VIDEO]

Making a Successful Move to a Senior Living Community

Celebrating National Senior Independence Month

Personalized Memory Care that Promotes Daily Success [VIDEO]

Senior Living: The Caregiver's Role in a Loved One's Journey [VIDEO]

A Beginner's Guide to Senior Living Terminology

Senior Living Communities: What Questions Should You Prepare? [VIDEO]

What’s the Difference Between a Market Rate Rental and a CCRC?

Making an Impact in Senior Living [VIDEO]