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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...

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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...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Topics: Fitness, Spiritual

4 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...

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Topics: Fitness

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

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