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Senior Caregivers: Creating a Care Plan for Your Loved Ones

Posted by The Goodman Group on March 21, 2018

In today’s world, you can’t be too prepared. We buy insurance for our homes, our cars, our businesses, and much more. As any insurance risk adjuster would tell...

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How to Cope with Caregiver Guilt When Moving Your Loved Ones into Senior Living

Posted by The Goodman Group on January 10, 2018

When Garry Wright moved his beloved wife of more than 30 years into Villa at Terracina Grand, a memory care community in Naples, Florida, he never imagined how...

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Topics: Senior Living, Caregivers

Making Decisions on Your Own When Your Spouse is No Longer Able

Posted by The Goodman Group on November 14, 2017

Henry and Ruth were married almost 60 years when Ruth entered memory care. Suddenly, all the decisions they used to make as a couple, large and small, fell to...

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Topics: Senior Living, Caregivers

5 Ways to Help Protect Your Loved Ones Against Senior Fraud

Posted by The Goodman Group on November 9, 2017

Being aware of and protecting ourselves against fraud is a fact of life. Sadly, older adults are targeted more often. It’s assumed, not always accurately, by...

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Topics: Senior Living, Caregivers

Aging in Place Technology: Stay at Home Longer

Posted by The Goodman Group on October 24, 2017

Maintaining a sense of independence is significant for aging seniors. They want to drive themselves to doctor's appointments, church, the bank or grocery...

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Topics: Senior Living, Caregivers, Learning

Therapy Pets for Dementia Residents (Batteries Included)

Posted by The Goodman Group on October 20, 2017

Animal and pet therapy has long been recognized as calming and soothing for seniors — especially those in dementia and Alzheimer’s care. Many senior living...

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Topics: Senior Living, Caregivers

Using Meditation and Wellscapes to Improve the Wellbeing of Our Caregivers

Posted by The Goodman Group on October 19, 2017

It’s no surprise that caregivers need care, too. That’s especially true for professional caregivers, as Katie, National Director of Life Enrichment for The...

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Topics: Senior Living, Spiritual, Caregivers

Preventing Caregiver Burnout: Self-Care Tips for Healthy Living

Posted by The Goodman Group on September 21, 2017

“If you’re traveling with someone who requires assistance, secure your mask first, then assist the other person.” That’s the familiar reminder flight...

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Support Groups for Caregivers: A Lifeline and Resource

Posted by The Goodman Group on August 11, 2017

“What’s troubling you this week? What is your biggest challenge?” asks Margie Ratcliff, Director of Volunteer Services at The Palms of Largo multilevel senior...

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Long-Distance Caregiving: Tips on Providing Care from Afar

Posted by The Goodman Group on November 3, 2016

We've all heard the saying “It’s a small world,” but sometimes it can feel like a pretty big world when you live far away from a parent, family member, or...

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Topics: Caregivers

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