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A Senior Living Resource Blog from The Goodman Group

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

Senior Living: Ways to Spend Time With Your Loved One This Holiday Season

Posted by The Goodman Group on November 20, 2018

The holidays are a traditional time for family to gather and celebrate. Sometimes, getting together with loved ones — parents, grandparents, or even close family...

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Topics: Senior Living Communities, Caregiving

4 Tips for Sharing Caregiver Responsibilities with Your Siblings

Posted by The Goodman Group on April 18, 2018

The Belmont family was shocked when Margaret, head of the family, was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s while still in her 60s. Her son, David, and daughters,...

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Topics: Caregiving

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 you,...

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Topics: Caregiving

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 Communities, Caregiving

4 Signs that Your Parents May Need the Support of a Senior Living Community

Posted by The Goodman Group on November 17, 2017

The holidays are a wonderful time for gathering with the family and celebrating the season. When visiting with your aging loved ones, you may notice some of the early...

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Topics: Senior Living Communities, Caregiving

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 Henry...

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Topics: Aging in Place, Caregiving

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 many...

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Topics: Aging in Place, Caregiving

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 store. They...

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Topics: Aging in Place, Caregiving, Technology

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 Communities, Caregiving