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A Senior Living Resource Blog from The Goodman Group

Discovering Comfort in a Memory Care Community [VIDEO]

Posted by The Goodman Group on October 31, 2017

“What gives me hope, is the fact that when Marcia moved here, immediately people surrounded her and bonded with her,” reminisces Garry, the husband of a memory care...

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Topics: Memory Care, Videos

Anti-Gravity Treadmills: Zero Impact Therapy for Seniors

Posted by The Goodman Group on October 27, 2017

Anti-gravity treadmills are changing the way clinics, rehabilitation and wellness centers are providing therapy to people with mobility issues, especially seniors.

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Topics: Functional Fitness

Questions to Ask When Touring Memory Care Communities

Posted by The Goodman Group on October 26, 2017

“When you are taking care of someone with Alzheimer’s, at some point in time, you know little things are going to start getting worse,” says Garry, the husband of a...

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Topics: Memory Care

Aging in Place Technology: Stay at Home Longer

Posted by The Goodman Group on October 24, 2017

Maintaining a sense of independence is significant for aging seniors. They want to drive themselves to doctor's appointments, church, the bank or grocery store. They...

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Topics: Aging in Place, Caregiving, Technology

Therapy Pets for Dementia Residents (Batteries Included)

Posted by The Goodman Group on October 20, 2017

Animal and pet therapy has long been recognized as calming and soothing for seniors — especially those in dementia and Alzheimer’s care. Many senior living...

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Topics: Senior Living Communities, Caregiving

Using Meditation and Wellscapes to Improve the Wellbeing of Our Caregivers

Posted by The Goodman Group on October 19, 2017

It’s no surprise that caregivers need care, too. That’s especially true for professional caregivers, as Katie, National Director of Life Enrichment for The Goodman...

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Topics: Senior Living Communities, Spiritual Wellbeing, Caregiving

Experiencing the Care Found in Senior Living Communities [VIDEO]

Posted by The Goodman Group on October 17, 2017

“Oh gosh, they are awesome – from the housekeeper to the nurses,” exclaims Wendy, daughter of a resident at Terracina Grand, a senior living community in Naples,...

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Topics: Senior Living Communities, Videos

Assisted Living Decisions: Moving in as a Couple

Posted by The Goodman Group on October 12, 2017

As life spans continue to increase, more and more seniors are moving into senior living communities as couples — rather than individually. That, of course, is...

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Topics: Senior Living Communities

Understanding Wandering and Dementia: Our Tips for Caregivers

Posted by The Goodman Group on October 10, 2017

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, six in ten people with dementia will wander. It is a common occurrence. However, the term wandering isn’t always an accurate...

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Topics: Memory Care