moments matter

A Senior Living Resource Blog from The Goodman Group

Technology for Seniors: The Benefits of Video Games & VR

Posted by The Goodman Group on September 9, 2020

When you think of a "gamer," you probably don't think of a 65-year-old woman spending her afternoon on the Wii. But think again — an estimated 21% of people who play...

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Topics: Healthy Aging Tips, Technology

120 Miles Per Hour at 90 Years Old: An iFly Outing for Adventurous Oregon Seniors

Posted by The Goodman Group on May 20, 2020

Kate P. says she's never really been bored in all her 82 years. Her secret? Being up for almost anything.

"I regard it as curiosity," said the resident, who lives at ...

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Topics: Senior Living Communities, Videos, Healthy Aging Tips, Moments Matter

How Senior Living Communities Shape the Activity Calendar for Seniors

Posted by The Goodman Group on October 29, 2019

Oftentimes, when people think of senior activities, their mind goes right to a bingo hall. While this certainly is a fun activity, the idea that it's the only social...

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Topics: Senior Living Communities, Healthy Aging Tips

Forever Learning: Community Education & Free College Classes for People Over 50

Posted by The Goodman Group on September 10, 2019

One of the best ways to keep your mind sharp is to take classes, gain knowledge, and learn new skills. That's good advice at any age, but it rings especially true for...

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Topics: Healthy Aging Tips

What Are the Benefits of Intergenerational Programs?

Posted by The Goodman Group on August 14, 2019

We’ve probably all heard about the challenges of the so-called “generation gap,” which tends to emphasize the differences between and among different age groups. By...

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Topics: Healthy Aging Tips

Soak Up the Sun! 7 Outdoor Activities for Seniors

Posted by The Goodman Group on July 24, 2019

Getting outdoors is good for the body, mind and soul. Seniors can especially benefit from being outdoors and taking advantage of the summer’s offerings. Discover the...

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Topics: Healthy Aging Tips

Notes and the Nervous System: How Singing Improves Parkinson’s Symptoms

Posted by The Goodman Group on May 1, 2019

It's not surprising to hear the sound of music at The Palms of Largo, a senior living campus in Largo, Florida. After all, most people enjoy music – whether it's for...

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Topics: Senior Living Communities, Healthy Aging Tips

8 Simple Balance Exercises for Seniors

Posted by The Goodman Group on August 1, 2018

One of the most important activities to continue as we age is exercise. Whether it's taking a walk, squatting, or strengthening muscles with weighted movements, any...

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Topics: Healthy Aging Tips

Top Tips for Maintaining Heart Health as We Age

Posted by The Goodman Group on March 14, 2018

A healthy heart is important for anybody. Yet, as we age, it’s even more important to be mindful of our daily habits and how they impact all aspects of our health....

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Topics: Healthy Aging Tips

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: Functional Fitness, Healthy Aging Tips