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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

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

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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Topics: Fitness, Nutrition

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