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A Senior Living Resource Blog from The Goodman Group

What is FIT Functional Fitness®? [VIDEO]

Posted by The Goodman Group on May 19, 2021
FIT Functional Fitness® is an exercise program designed to make staying healthy fun. The program was developed by The Goodman Group, and is available to residents at all... Read More

Topics: Fitness, Videos

‘A Little Help From My Friends’: How Senior Living Communities Foster Social Connections

Posted by The Goodman Group on May 5, 2021
As the Beatles said, each of us needs to “get by with a little help from my friends.” However, as we age, it can become increasingly difficult to maintain existing... Read More

Topics: Fitness, Senior Living, Caregivers, Learning

The Power of Plants: How Houseplants Support Senior Mental Health

Posted by The Goodman Group on April 22, 2021
Houseplants offer a multitude of physical and psychological health benefits in addition to being a fun way to bring a splash of green and a bit of the outdoors inside... Read More

Topics: Fitness, Senior Living, Nutrition, Caregivers, Learning

Staying Strong At Home: Senior Exercise Ideas for Active Aging

Posted by The Goodman Group on March 25, 2021
Recently, many people experienced long periods of time at home, making it a challenge to remain as active as they normally like to be. This difference in routines was... Read More

Topics: Fitness, Senior Living, Caregivers, Learning

A Personal Trainer for the Mind: How Fit Minds Builds Cognitive Resilience for Seniors

Posted by The Goodman Group on February 17, 2021
Most people understand that to stay physically fit, you need to follow specific health guidelines: eat nutritious food, strengthen your muscles, and do cardio exercise... Read More

Topics: Fitness, Senior Living, Memory Care, Learning

Health Benefits of Chair Yoga for Seniors [Sample Exercise]

Posted by The Goodman Group on February 3, 2021
It's well-known that exercise strengthens the body, but physical fitness also carries many positive benefits for the mind, especially as we age. In 2018, researchers at... Read More

Topics: Fitness, Senior Living, Learning

Rock Steady Boxing is Helping Tom E. Fight Back Against Parkinson's

Posted by The Goodman Group on January 26, 2021
Tom and Pat E. loved to travel. Retirement left them with plenty of time to do the things they'd put on hold during their working lives. A former Ear, Nose and Throat... Read More

Topics: Fitness, Parkinson's Disease

When to Consider Short-Term Care for Your Loved One

Posted by The Goodman Group on January 6, 2021
Deciding on the proper care pathway can feel overwhelming when a loved one needs more care than you know you can provide. Many people mistakenly assume that long-term... Read More

Topics: Fitness, Senior Living, Transitional Care, Caregivers

8 Questions for Staying Happy and Healthy This Winter

Posted by The Goodman Group on December 30, 2020
The coming of winter brings shorter days and longer nights. If you are an older adult or a senior, especially in northern climates, weather conditions like snow and ice... Read More

Topics: Fitness, Senior Living, Nutrition, Spiritual

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 Disease... Read More

Topics: Fitness, Senior Living