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A Senior Living Resource Blog from The Goodman Group

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

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... Read More

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. Many... Read More

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 of... Read More

Topics: Fitness, Videos