moments matter

A Senior Living Resource Blog from The Goodman Group

Theater for the Ages: The Magic of an Intergenerational Play Program

Posted by The Goodman Group on September 4, 2019

Part of the magic of the theater is that a really great play will appeal to all ages. And we have proof that a really great play program will, as well.

Every year, ...

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Topics: Senior Living Communities

Pet Therapy And More: Bonding with All Kinds of Dogs at Regal Palms

Posted by The Goodman Group on August 23, 2019

Pets are a source of entertainment, companionship and stress relief for people of all ages, so it's no surprise that pet therapy is popular at senior living...

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Topics: Senior Living Communities, Memory Care

What Are the Benefits of Intergenerational Programs?

Posted by The Goodman Group on August 14, 2019

We’ve probably all heard about the challenges of the so-called “generation gap,” which tends to emphasize the differences between and among different age groups. By...

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Topics: Healthy Aging Tips

How to Help a Grieving Parent: What to Do When One Parent Passes Away

Posted by The Goodman Group on July 31, 2019

The death of a spouse is considered the single most stressful life event. Sadly, it’s one our parents are eventually going to experience. But there are ways we can...

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Topics: Spiritual Wellbeing

Soak Up the Sun! 7 Outdoor Activities for Seniors

Posted by The Goodman Group on July 24, 2019

Getting outdoors is good for the body, mind and soul. Seniors can especially benefit from being outdoors and taking advantage of the summer’s offerings. Discover the...

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Topics: Healthy Aging Tips

The Importance of Nutrition for Healthy Aging [VIDEO]

Posted by The Goodman Group on July 12, 2019

We all know that our diet can affect how we feel, our moods, and our daily routine. As we age and our appetites change, it's even more important to maintain proper...

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Topics: Nutrition for Healthy Aging, Videos

Ask the Chef: Natural Salt Alternatives that Make for a Delicious Flavor Profile

Posted by The Goodman Group on June 26, 2019

It's not uncommon for adults to be concerned about their salt intake. After all, salt has been linked to high blood pressure, heart attacks, and strokes. Yet the...

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Topics: Nutrition for Healthy Aging

Connecting With Your Parents: Try These Family Conversation Starters

Posted by The Goodman Group on June 19, 2019

As our parents age, many of us find ourselves wanting to connect more. Often, it’s the growing awareness that we won’t always have them in our lives. Sometimes, it’s...

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Topics: Moments Matter

We Value our Volunteers: Meet Sharon and Iva Rose

Posted by The Goodman Group on May 15, 2019

If you ever wondered about the benefits of volunteering, you can learn a lot from 92-year-old Iva Rose and 72-year-old Sharon, two lifelong volunteers with a shared...

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Topics: Senior Living Communities, Caregiving

Notes and the Nervous System: How Singing Improves Parkinson’s Symptoms

Posted by The Goodman Group on May 1, 2019

It's not surprising to hear the sound of music at The Palms of Largo, a senior living campus in Largo, Florida. After all, most people enjoy music – whether it's for...

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Topics: Senior Living Communities, Healthy Aging Tips