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A Senior Living Resource Blog from The Goodman Group

How Animal-Assisted Therapeutic Programs Benefit Senior Health

Posted by The Goodman Group on June 10, 2021
Throughout human history, dogs have been called “man’s best friend,” so it is not surprising that the feelings of joy sparked through animal/human interactions can have... Read More

Topics: Senior Living, Caregivers, Learning

How Skilled Nursing Communities Achieve ‘High-Performance’ Ratings

Posted by The Goodman Group on May 12, 2021
Understanding how skilled nursing communities achieve high-performance ratings within their industry can be helpful as you evaluate options, formulate your questions,... Read More

Topics: Senior Living, 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 existing... Read More

Topics: Fitness, Senior Living, Caregivers, Learning

The Power of Plants: How Houseplants Support Senior Mental Health

Posted by The Goodman Group on April 22, 2021
Houseplants offer a multitude of physical and psychological health benefits in addition to being a fun way to bring a splash of green and a bit of the outdoors inside... Read More

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

Searching for Home Sweet Home? Personalized Options for Touring Senior Living Communities

Posted by The Goodman Group on April 7, 2021
In the past, touring a senior living community usually meant making an appointment, arriving at the scheduled time, and walking through the various community living... Read More

Topics: Senior Living, Caregivers, Learning

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

Happy Foods: Six Foods to Reduce Psychological Distress

Posted by The Goodman Group on March 19, 2021
We’ve all heard the expression, “you are what you eat,” but have you really thought about what that idea entails? Stop for a moment and consider the last thing you ate.... Read More

Topics: Senior Living, Nutrition, Caregivers, Learning

A Simple Guide to the Types of Senior Living and Care Options

Posted by The Goodman Group on March 11, 2021
During the search for a comfortable and safe senior living option for your loved one, you may experience feelings of confusion and stress. Take a deep breath and remind... Read More

Topics: Senior Living, Transitional Care, Memory Care, Caregivers, Learning

Teaching Seniors Technology to Inspire ‘Active Aging’

Posted by The Goodman Group on March 4, 2021
In 1950, getting in touch with a friend involved flipping through a phone book, finding the right name and number, dialing the digits on a rotary phone, and waiting to... Read More

Topics: 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