moments matter

A Senior Living Resource Blog from The Goodman Group

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 school... Read More

Topics: Senior Living, 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.... Read More

Topics: Senior Living, 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. A... Read More

Topics: Senior Living, 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 treatment... Read More

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 loved... Read More

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... Read More

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 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

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