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A Senior Living Resource Blog from The Goodman Group

Pet Therapy And More: Bonding with All Kinds of Dogs at Regal Palms

Posted by The Goodman Group on August 23, 2019

Pets are a source of entertainment, companionship and stress relief for people of all ages, so it's no surprise that pet therapy is popular at senior living...

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Topics: Senior Living Communities, Memory Care

Meet Ron & Connie: I Will Do What's Best for My Family [VIDEO]

Posted by The Goodman Group on February 27, 2019

“We’ve always done a lot together,” says Connie. She, her husband Ron, and their family have spent a busy and productive life together. Ron was the president of a...

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Topics: Senior Living Communities, Memory Care, Videos

Stan and Marilyn: An Inseparable Bond at Villa at Terracina Grand

Posted by The Goodman Group on February 13, 2019

Stan and Marilyn have known each other for more than 50 years, and today, they're an inseparable couple living at Villa at Terracina Grand (Villa) in Naples, Florida....

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Topics: Senior Living Communities, Memory Care

Meet Virginia: A Retired 40-Year Fire Lookout in Montana

Posted by The Goodman Group on September 18, 2018

It's nearly dusk. Virginia sits atop a stool in her 15-by-15-foot tower as a storm rolls through the Lolo National Forest in the heart of Montana's lightning country....

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Topics: Senior Living Communities, Memory Care

Dementia vs Alzheimer's: Understanding the Difference

Posted by The Goodman Group on July 25, 2018

It’s very common to hear the terms “dementia” and “Alzheimer’s” used interchangeably. However, they’re not the same thing, and in terms of understanding their...

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Topics: Memory Care

Communication Strategies for Speaking to a Loved One with Dementia

Posted by The Goodman Group on May 2, 2018

When a loved one has dementia, there will likely come a time when your usual way of talking with them isn’t getting the results either of you hoped for. Maybe your...

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Topics: Memory Care

How a Memory Café Benefits Those with Dementia

Posted by The Goodman Group on March 28, 2018

Coffee shops and cafés are great gathering places to unwind and catch up with friends. In fact, they're usually less about coffee than conversation and community. And...

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Topics: Memory Care

Alzheimer's Care: Tips for Coping With New Behaviors

Posted by The Goodman Group on November 24, 2017

When caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s or dementia, you’re likely going to face new challenges and behaviors as the disease progresses. They may start hiding...

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Topics: Memory Care

Discovering Comfort in a Memory Care Community [VIDEO]

Posted by The Goodman Group on October 31, 2017

“What gives me hope, is the fact that when Marcia moved here, immediately people surrounded her and bonded with her,” reminisces Garry, the husband of a memory care...

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Topics: Memory Care, Videos

Questions to Ask When Touring Memory Care Communities

Posted by The Goodman Group on October 26, 2017

“When you are taking care of someone with Alzheimer’s, at some point in time, you know little things are going to start getting worse,” says Garry, the husband of a...

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Topics: Memory Care