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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...

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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...

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Topics: Memory Care, Videos

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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Memory Care: What to Look For in a Community [VIDEO]

Posted by The Goodman Group on May 23, 2017

“If you’ve met one person with dementia, you’ve met one person with dementia. Everybody is absolutely different,” said Wendy, daughter of a resident in Naples,...

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Reflections on Memory Care from a Loving Husband

Posted by The Goodman Group on May 4, 2017

“Her quality of life, I hate to admit this, I think it's better than living with me,” Garry explains as he glances over at his wife, Marcia. “When she was...

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