moments matter

A Senior Living Resource Blog from The Goodman Group

Respite Care: Relief for Caregivers During Coronavirus

Posted by The Goodman Group on August 5, 2020

Taking care of a loved one takes a tremendous amount of love and courage from both sides, and it can also be physically and emotionally challenging for the caregiver....

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Topics: Caregivers

Virtual Bingo is Changing How Senior Living Communities Play Together

Posted by The Goodman Group on July 29, 2020

Senior living and health care communities managed by The Goodman Group are known for their robust calendars. But there’s nothing quite like a good ol’ fashioned game...

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Topics: Senior Living

Ridin’ Down Memory Lane at Missoula’s 'Mini Sturgis'

Posted by The Goodman Group on July 15, 2020

Even if you’re not a biker, chances are you’ve heard of Sturgis, SD, home to one of the world’s largest motorcycle rallies that attracts hundreds of thousands of...

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Topics: Senior Living

How Spiritual Care Directors are Connecting Residents with Family, Spirituality, and Each Other

Posted by The Goodman Group on July 1, 2020

Individuals residing in senior living communities across the country are feeling the impact of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, and it's been much...

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Topics: Spiritual

Finding Creative Ways to Enjoy a Virtual Father’s Day

Posted by The Goodman Group on June 17, 2020

Visiting with dad this Father’s Day will be different for many of us this year as we observe guidelines for social distancing. Just because we may not be able to...

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Topics: Caregivers

Kent's Story: Finding a Community That Fights Back Against Parkinson’s [VIDEO]

Posted by The Goodman Group on June 3, 2020

When first diagnosed with Parkison’s disease, Kent’s symptoms were relatively mild. He even initially referred to his diagnosis as a “minor inconvenience.” Two...

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Topics: Videos, Parkinson's Disease

120 Miles Per Hour at 90 Years Old: An iFly Outing for Adventurous Oregon Seniors

Posted by The Goodman Group on May 20, 2020

Kate P. says she's never really been bored in all her 82 years. Her secret? Being up for almost anything.

"I regard it as curiosity," said the resident, who lives at ...

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Topics: Senior Living, Nutrition, Videos, Moments Matter

Lessons from an 89-Year-Old Mother: Heartfelt Memories, Independence and Resilience

Posted by The Goodman Group on May 6, 2020

Barbara remembers her mother washing the kids' hair the night before morning church services. "We all had long hair," she says of herself and her siblings. Laying...

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Topics: Senior Living

Bob’s Story: Beating Parkinson’s One Workout at a Time [VIDEO]

Posted by The Goodman Group on April 22, 2020

“The Rock Steady Boxing Program has been very enlightening and is very much a blessing from where I was two years ago to where I am today,” said Bob, reflecting on...

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Topics: Videos, Parkinson's Disease

"Mad Molly" Swings Back at Her Parkinson's Diagnosis with Rock Steady Boxing [VIDEO]

Posted by The Goodman Group on April 8, 2020

“It started with a little twitch in my toe,” says Molly. “Within a few months, my whole leg was tremoring. My arm, my leg, my insides, everything. So within about...

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Topics: Videos, Parkinson's Disease