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4 Effective Functional Fitness Exercises for Seniors

Posted by The Goodman Group on February 22, 2023

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

Health Benefits of Chair Yoga for Seniors [Sample Exercise]

Posted by The Goodman Group on January 11, 2023

Editor’s note: This blog was published in February 2021 and updated with additional helpful resources in 2023.

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Topics: Fitness, Senior Living, Learning

Water of Life: The Benefits of Aqua Therapy

Posted by The Goodman Group on November 23, 2022

Staying active is key to both physical and mental health. A wonderful way to keep your body moving is through aqua therapy.

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Topics: Fitness, Senior Living

Expectations When A Loved One Moves to a Senior Living Community

Posted by The Goodman Group on July 7, 2022

Life is full of important transitions, and these major moments become more manageable when you understand what to expect. Like welcoming a newborn child,...

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Topics: Fitness, Senior Living, Spiritual, Learning

5 Best Apps for Senior Fitness

Posted by The Goodman Group on May 18, 2022

With today’s modern technology, you don’t need to have a gym membership to workout and be active. Sure, you can stream classes, read popular magazines, or...

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Topics: Fitness, Senior Living

Brain Exercises to Boost Cognitive Health and Memory Retention

Posted by The Goodman Group on April 20, 2022

Aging presents itself with a variety of opportunities for individual growth and continued development. Being a lifelong learner may just be the key to keeping...

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Topics: Fitness, Senior Living, Learning

Benefits of Long-Term Pet Ownership for Slowing Cognitive Decline

Posted by The Goodman Group on April 7, 2022

Dogs are widely recognized as “man’s best friend,” and have been for a long time. In fact, that beloved title can be applied to many types of pets. Be it a...

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Topics: Fitness, Senior Living

Senior Self Care Activities to Add to Your Daily Routine

Posted by The Goodman Group on January 12, 2022

“Self care” may bring to mind visions of lavish spa days or expensive trips to the mall. While these are avenues to show yourself love and care, there are...

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Topics: Fitness, Senior Living, Caregivers, Learning

5 Superfoods for Seniors That Make Aging Well Delicious

Posted by The Goodman Group on November 23, 2021

Eating healthy offers ample benefits at any age, and the importance of prioritizing nutrient-rich ingredients becomes even more essential later in life. As we...

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

‘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...

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Topics: Fitness, Senior Living, Caregivers, Learning