moments matter

A Senior Living Resource Blog from The Goodman Group

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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Topics: Memory Care, Videos, Moments Matter

Addressing Guilt When Your Loved One Has Dementia [VIDEO]

Posted by The Goodman Group on August 1, 2017

“I have been with Marcia for over 30 years, being as close as any two people could be,” said Garry Wright, husband of Marcia, a resident at Villa at Terracina in...

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Topics: Memory Care, Videos, Moments Matter

The Effects of Music Therapy for Memory Care Residents

Posted by The Goodman Group on July 11, 2017

We all know the power of hearing a favorite song from the past. It can bring back a flood of beautiful memories and lift our spirits in an instant. The same is true —...

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Topics: Memory Care

How Memory Care Improved My Wife's Quality of Life [VIDEO]

Posted by The Goodman Group on June 6, 2017

“She has quality of life because I can see her smile. I can see her laugh.”

In this video, Garry reflects on the decision to transition his wife, Marcia, into Villa...

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Topics: Memory Care, Videos