moments matter

A Senior Living Resource Blog from The Goodman Group

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

Meet Marilyn: Retired U.S. Army Colonel Still Serving Her Country

Posted by The Goodman Group on November 27, 2019

Marilyn was already a nurse working in pediatrics when she learned about a pediatric nurse practitioner course offered by the U.S. Army. The concept of a nurse...

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Topics: Veterans

Family History Questionnaire: How to Talk to Your Family About Their Life

Posted by The Goodman Group on November 13, 2019

For many people, it's very important to learn as much as possible about past generations. In fact, an MIT Technology Review reported earlier in 2019 that over 26...

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Topics: Aging in Place

Gather and Grow: Nurturing More than Plants with Hydroponic Gardens

Posted by The Goodman Group on October 31, 2019

Residents at Cypress Palms, a senior living community managed by The Goodman Group, are finding that learning is just one of the joys of taking part in a unique...

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Topics: Senior Living Communities

How Senior Living Communities Shape the Activity Calendar for Seniors

Posted by The Goodman Group on October 29, 2019

Oftentimes, when people think of senior activities, their mind goes right to a bingo hall. While this certainly is a fun activity, the idea that it's the only social...

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Topics: Senior Living Communities, Healthy Aging Tips

Music Lessons: The Ukulele Club at Terracina

Posted by The Goodman Group on September 24, 2019

When most people think about the ukulele, they think about a humble, simple instrument. They may even think of Don Ho or Tiny Tim. Yet for the residents of one senior...

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Topics: Moments Matter

Forever Learning: Community Education & Free College Classes for People Over 50

Posted by The Goodman Group on September 10, 2019

One of the best ways to keep your mind sharp is to take classes, gain knowledge, and learn new skills. That's good advice at any age, but it rings especially true for...

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Topics: Healthy Aging Tips

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