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Dale's Story: I Will Keep on Writing [VIDEO]

Posted by The Goodman Group on May 8, 2024

You’re never too old to teach, or at least that’s what we learned from Dale, a resident from The Commons on Marice, a senior living community in Eagan, MN....

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Topics: Videos, Moments Matter

How The Commons on Marice Changed David's Life

Posted by The Goodman Group on March 27, 2024

"I would like to thank you from the bottom of my heart for everything you have done for my dad and our family," Matt wrote in a letter to his late father's...

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Topics: Senior Living, Moments Matter

The Role of Fellowship Tables in Senior Living Communities

Posted by The Goodman Group on September 27, 2023

Have you ever been to a popular restaurant that’s so busy they have a big table that can accommodate multiple parties at the same time? Shared tables enable...

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Topics: Senior Living, Nutrition, Moments Matter

6 Mindfulness Activities for Senior Wellness

Posted by The Goodman Group on July 26, 2023

Practicing mindfulness is hardly a new phenomenon; in fact, the history of meditation and mindfulness practices can be traced back thousands of years. However,...

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Topics: Fitness, Senior Living, Spiritual, Moments Matter

Advice on Senior Loneliness During the Holidays

Posted by The Goodman Group on December 21, 2022

Editorial note: This blog was originally published in December 2019 but was updated with additional information that you will hopefully find useful. The...

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Topics: Senior Living, Spiritual, Moments Matter, Caregivers

Helping Seniors Avoid Scams

Posted by The Goodman Group on December 14, 2022

In 2021, more than 92,000 seniors in the U.S. lost $1.7 billion from scams involving government impersonators, fake sweepstakes, various types of fraudulent...

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Topics: Senior Living, Moments Matter, Caregivers

Tips for Visiting Grandparents

Posted by The Goodman Group on November 30, 2022

Visiting grandparents can be an opportunity for grandkids to learn about their family history and form fond memories. For the seniors receiving the visitors,...

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Topics: Senior Living, Moments Matter, Caregivers

From Meet Cute to Marriage: How COVID-19 Brought Two Seniors Together [VIDEO]

Posted by The Goodman Group on October 5, 2022

Back in February 2021, two residents were waiting in line to get their COVID-19 vaccine at The Lodge at The Lakes at Stillwater. Fast forward to August 4,...

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Topics: Videos, Moments Matter

Honoring Residents' Careers and Contributions

Posted by The Goodman Group on September 8, 2022

As summer draws to a close and on the heels of Labor Day, we’re taking a moment to celebrate the labors and contributions of our managed communities—residents,...

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Topics: Senior Living, Moments Matter, Veterans, Learning

Grandkid Approved: Best Simple Art Activities for Children and Seniors to Do Together

Posted by The Goodman Group on March 16, 2022

Everyone knows that going outside, getting exercise, and eating right is good for your health, but what you might not know is that, according to many...

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Topics: Senior Living, Moments Matter, Learning