moments matter

A Senior Living Resource Blog from The Goodman Group

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 items... Read More

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... Read More

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... Read More

Topics: Memory Care

Understanding Wandering and Dementia: Our Tips for Caregivers

Posted by The Goodman Group on October 10, 2017
According to the Alzheimer’s Association, six in ten people with dementia will wander. It is a common occurrence. However, the term wandering isn’t always an accurate... Read More

Topics: Memory Care

Memory Care Advice From a Loving Husband [VIDEO]

Posted by The Goodman Group on September 28, 2017
“My advice would be to get as much information about the disease as you possibly can so that you understand the things your loved one is doing and why they are doing... Read More

Topics: Memory Care, Videos

Memory Care Advice: Answering the Uncomfortable Questions

Posted by The Goodman Group on September 22, 2017
“When can I go home?” “What is this place?” “Why are you leaving me here?” These are examples of some of the difficult questions that memory care residents may ask their... Read More

Topics: Memory Care

Memory Care Communities: Emphasis on Care [VIDEO]

Posted by The Goodman Group on September 14, 2017
“When you take care of somebody, you think no one is going to do it as well as you,” says Garry, the husband of a Marcia who is a resident at Villa at Terracina memory... Read More

Topics: Memory Care, Videos

Memory Care: How to Ease the Transition for Your Loved One

Posted by The Goodman Group on August 25, 2017
Determining the appropriate time to move your loved one into a memory care community is a difficult decision. “You know it’s coming, but you don’t let yourself go there... Read More

Topics: Memory Care

Memory Care Tips: 4 Things We Do to Alleviate Sundowning

Posted by The Goodman Group on August 17, 2017
For the majority of our lives, we are bound by routines. We go to work, we make dinner, we wrangle the kids, etc. It’s no wonder that when we retire and stop this daily... Read More

Topics: Memory Care

Memory Care: Understanding the Caregiver's Journey [VIDEO]

Posted by The Goodman Group on August 8, 2017
“I love him and I don’t want to be lonely,” reflects Linda Walsh-Klein, the wife of memory care day care participant at Villa at Terracina, a memory care community in... Read More

Topics: Memory Care, Videos, Moments Matter