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A Senior Living Resource Blog from The Goodman Group

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: Long-Distance Caregiving

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 Communities, Videos, Healthy Aging Tips, 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 Communities

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

Rock Steady Boxing: Fighting Back Against Parkinson's Disease

Posted by The Goodman Group on March 26, 2020

“I've just gotten stronger. And secondly, it's made me emotionally better,” said Kent, a resident at The Inn on Westport in Sioux Falls, SD who is singing a different...

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Topics: Videos, Parkinson's Disease

Montessori Inspired Lifestyle®: Empowering People Living with Dementia

Posted by The Goodman Group on March 11, 2020

As she reflects on the progress made by residents within the Pearls of Life® Memory Care neighborhood, Jordan, the life enrichment director at The Residence at Timber...

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Topics: Senior Living Communities, Videos

Sharing Residents' Stories with our "This is My Life" Program

Posted by The Goodman Group on January 10, 2020

Started earlier this year by Shawn, the spiritual director at The Commons on Marice, our "This is My Life" program is an opportunity to highlight a resident’s life as...

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Topics: Senior Living Communities, Spiritual Wellbeing

Advice on Senior Loneliness During the Holidays

Posted by Hutch Walch on December 18, 2019

The holidays are traditionally a time of celebration and family gatherings. Though a joyful and nostalgic time for many, the holidays can sometimes be difficult for...

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Topics: Spiritual Wellbeing