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Handwritten Letters Create New Connections

Posted by The Goodman Group on November 25, 2020

Sometimes, Diane K. and Sharyn write about their families. Sometimes, they chat about Stillwater, where one of Sharyn's sons lives. Other times, they just catch up...

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Topics: Senior Living, Spiritual

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

Posted by The Goodman Group on November 17, 2020

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has created unique challenges for those who wish to spend time with loved ones who are residents in senior living...

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Topics: Senior Living, Moments Matter

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

Posted by The Goodman Group on November 11, 2020

Bob Y. has been all around the world. Well, nearly all around the world.

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Topics: Veterans

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

Posted by The Goodman Group on October 23, 2020

As the leading cause of injury among Americans aged 65 and up, falls are incredibly common among seniors – but they're also largely preventable. The Centers for...

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Topics: Fitness, Senior Living

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

Posted by The Goodman Group on September 25, 2020

Flowing, graceful movements. Relaxed breathing. Lowered blood pressure. Elevated mood. Depression relief. A sense of peace. These have all been used to describe the...

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Topics: Fitness, Spiritual

4 Easy Tips to Help You Find the Right Senior Community

Posted by The Goodman Group on September 17, 2020

Today it’s easier than ever to research and find the perfect senior community for yourself or your loved one. In fact, the amount of information available can be a...

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Topics: Senior Living, Caregivers

Technology for Seniors: The Benefits of Video Games & VR

Posted by The Goodman Group on September 9, 2020

When you think of a "gamer," you probably don't think of a 65-year-old woman spending her afternoon on the Wii. But think again — an estimated 21% of people who play...

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Topics: Nutrition, Learning

Staying Hydrated: Three Hydration Tips for Seniors

Posted by The Goodman Group on September 2, 2020

Hydration is crucial to healthy living at all ages, but it's especially important for seniors because our bodies don't retain as much water as we age. This makes us...

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Topics: Nutrition

Easy Meals for Seniors to Make on Their Own

Posted by The Goodman Group on August 26, 2020

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

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Topics: Nutrition

Four Effective Functional Fitness Exercises for Seniors

Posted by The Goodman Group on August 20, 2020

The National Institutes of Health recommend functional fitness exercises that support four fitness goals for seniors: endurance, strength, balance, and flexibility....

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Topics: Fitness