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A Senior Living Resource Blog from The Goodman Group

A Simple Fall Prevention Checklist to Support Your Loved One's Safety

Posted by The Goodman Group on October 23, 2020

As the leading cause of injury among Americans aged 65 and up, falls are incredibly common among seniors – but they're also largely preventable. The Centers for...

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Topics: Fitness, Senior Living

How Tai Chi for Seniors Can Improve Mind, Body, and Spirit

Posted by The Goodman Group on September 25, 2020

Flowing, graceful movements. Relaxed breathing. Lowered blood pressure. Elevated mood. Depression relief. A sense of peace. These have all been used to describe the...

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Topics: Fitness, Spiritual

Four Effective Functional Fitness Exercises for Seniors

Posted by The Goodman Group on August 20, 2020

The National Institutes of Health recommend functional fitness exercises that support four fitness goals for seniors: endurance, strength, balance, and flexibility....

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Topics: Fitness

Functional Fitness: The Importance of Exercising for Healthy Aging [VIDEO]

Posted by The Goodman Group on June 27, 2018

Physical fitness is an important part of a healthy lifestyle, especially as we age. Regular exercise can tone muscles, increase circulation, and even slow the effects...

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Topics: Fitness, Videos

Active Aging: Exercising with Core Stix for Fall Prevention

Posted by The Goodman Group on January 3, 2018

Exercising is an important part of active aging, but some equipment, although all built for safety, is not easy for seniors to use. Many aging adults need more...

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Topics: Fitness, Nutrition

How to Help Your Parents Navigate Their Limitations

Posted by The Goodman Group on November 22, 2017

You would think that the longer we live, the easier life would get. Unfortunately, as we age, we are faced with the fact that we can’t do everything we once could. As...

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Topics: Fitness, Nutrition

Anti-Gravity Treadmills: Zero Impact Therapy for Seniors

Posted by The Goodman Group on October 27, 2017

Anti-gravity treadmills are changing the way clinics, rehabilitation and wellness centers are providing therapy to people with mobility issues, especially seniors.

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Topics: Fitness

Rock Steady: Creating Friendships and Fighting Parkinson's

Posted by The Goodman Group on September 12, 2017

It may seem odd or even counter-intuitive to hear that someone with Parkinson’s disease is spending a lot of time at a boxing gym. Yet that’s exactly what members of...

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Topics: Fitness, Nutrition

Healthy Aging: How Seniors Stay Fit Through Pedaling

Posted by The Goodman Group on August 10, 2017

Visit any health club and you'll see plenty of pedaling. Whether it's spinning classes, stationary bikes, or people getting ready for a group ride, pedaling is a very...

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Topics: Fitness

How Stretching Promotes Healthy Aging

Posted by The Goodman Group on July 25, 2017

A lot of us like to start our morning with a cup of coffee. As you grab that cup o’ joe (or tea or OJ), think about starting your morning with a short stretching...

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Topics: Fitness, Nutrition