moments matter

A Senior Living Resource Blog from The Goodman Group

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

5 Ways Our Valiant Veterans Program Honors Residents

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

Fall Prevention: Ways to Support Your Loved One's Safety

Staying Hydrated: 3 Summer Safety Tips for Seniors

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

Technology for Seniors: The Benefits of Video Games

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

4 Signs that Your Parents May Need the Support of a Senior Living Community

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

Questions to Ask When Touring Memory Care Communities

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]

Memory Care Advice: Answering the Uncomfortable Questions

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

Teaching Tech: Helping Seniors Learn Technology

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

Meditation in Motion: Tai Chi and Senior Exercise

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]

Getting Started: Introduction to Senior Care Options

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

How Stretching Promotes Healthy Aging

Movement Matters: The Benefits of Tai Chi for Seniors

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

Fall Prevention: Bathroom Safety Tips for Your Aging Parents

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]

Technology and Virtual Reality Make Senior Fitness Fun

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]

Elderly Dehydration: Risks and Preventative Measures

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

American Heart Month: Easy Heart Healthy Recipes for Seniors

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

4 Effective Functional Fitness Exercises for Seniors

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]

What is Aging in Place? Is It Right for Me or My Loved One?

Memory Care: Discovering the Treasures Within [VIDEO]

Top 3 Benefits of Senior Living Communities

Assisted Living Community: What to Look For? [VIDEO]

New Year's Resolution: Senior Health and Wellness

Spiritual Well-Being: The Importance of Living a Purposeful Life [VIDEO]

Fun Holiday Activities to Bring All Generations Together

The Whole-Person Approach to Spiritual Well-Being [VIDEO]

The Impact Assisted Living Activities Have for Residents

What to Expect When Transitioning to a Senior Living Community [VIDEO]

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

4 Easy Tips to Help You Find the Right Senior Community

Preparing Meals for Seniors and the Social Aspect of Dining [VIDEO]

The Effectiveness of Animal-Assisted Therapy Programs

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

Placing Residents at the Center of Everything We Do [VIDEO]

4 Types of Exercises for Seniors Recommended by NIH

Easy Meals for Seniors to Make on Their Own

How to Make the Move to a Senior Health Care Center

Long-Distance Caregiving: Tips on Providing Care from Afar

Senior Living 101: What Can I Expect From an Assisted Living Community?

What Can Be Expected from a Memory Care Community?

What Does Exceptional Senior Care Mean to The Goodman Group? [VIDEO]

Moments Matter: Our Senior Care Residents Surprise Us Everyday [VIDEO]

Senior Living Communities: What to Look For

Benefits of Finding the Right Senior Community With Continuum of Care

What is FIT Functional Fitness®? [VIDEO]