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A Senior Living Resource Blog from The Goodman Group

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

Posted by The Goodman Group on November 22, 2016

Connecting with others over delicious food sets the stage for an enjoyable and welcoming dining experience. 

In this video, Patrick, Executive Chef with The Goodman...

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Topics: Nutrition for Healthy Aging, Videos

The Effectiveness of Animal-Assisted Therapy Programs

Posted by The Goodman Group on November 18, 2016

If you’ve ever had a pet, you know how calming and peaceful it can feel just to scratch behind a dog’s ears or pet the smooth fur of a cat. That feeling is the basis...

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Topics: Senior Living Communities

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

Posted by The Goodman Group on November 17, 2016

Having a loved one with dementia can be a significant adjustment for an entire family. While the nature of your time together may change, there is no reason it can't...

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Topics: Memory Care

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

Posted by The Goodman Group on November 15, 2016

Kezia, Director of Marketing at The Commons on Marice, discusses resident and team member relationships, which place residents at the center of everything we do.

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Topics: Senior Living Communities, Videos

4 Types of Exercises for Seniors Recommended by NIH

Posted by The Goodman Group on November 11, 2016

Physical fitness is an important part of a healthy lifestyle, especially as we age. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recommends that seniors engage in four...

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Topics: Functional Fitness

Easy Meals for Seniors to Make on Their Own

Posted by The Goodman Group on November 10, 2016

Nutrition plays a major role in keeping seniors healthy and maintaining or improving overall well being. A healthy diet can guard against numerous health challenges...

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Topics: Nutrition for Healthy Aging

How to Make the Move to a Senior Health Care Center

Posted by The Goodman Group on November 4, 2016

Meal planning, house maintenance, cleaning, laundry, shopping: daily chores can really start to add up. And for an aging parent or other loved one, the time may come...

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Topics: Senior Living Communities

Long-Distance Caregiving: Tips on Providing Care from Afar

Posted by The Goodman Group on November 3, 2016

We've all heard the saying “It’s a small world,” but sometimes it can feel like a pretty big world when you live far away from a parent, family member, or beloved...

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Topics: Long-Distance Caregiving