moments matter

A Senior Living Resource Blog from The Goodman Group

Happy Foods: Six Foods to Reduce Psychological Distress

Posted by The Goodman Group on March 19, 2021
We’ve all heard the expression, “you are what you eat,” but have you really thought about what that idea entails? Stop for a moment and consider the last thing you ate.... Read More

Topics: Senior Living, Nutrition, Caregivers, Learning

8 Questions for Staying Happy and Healthy This Winter

Posted by The Goodman Group on December 30, 2020
The coming of winter brings shorter days and longer nights. If you are an older adult or a senior, especially in northern climates, weather conditions like snow and ice... Read More

Topics: Fitness, Senior Living, Nutrition, Spiritual

Technology for Seniors: The Benefits of Video Games & VR

Posted by The Goodman Group on September 9, 2020
When you think of a "gamer," you probably don't think of a 65-year-old woman spending her afternoon on the Wii. But think again — an estimated 21% of people who play... Read More

Topics: Nutrition, Learning

Staying Hydrated: Three Hydration Tips for Seniors

Posted by The Goodman Group on September 2, 2020
Hydration is crucial to healthy living at all ages, but it's especially important for seniors because our bodies don't retain as much water as we age. This makes us more... Read More

Topics: Nutrition

Easy Meals for Seniors to Make on Their Own

Posted by The Goodman Group on August 26, 2020
Nutrition plays a major role in keeping seniors healthy and improving overall well-being. A healthy diet can guard against numerous health challenges such as... Read More

Topics: Nutrition

120 Miles Per Hour at 90 Years Old: An iFly Outing for Adventurous Oregon Seniors

Posted by The Goodman Group on May 20, 2020
Kate P. says she's never really been bored in all her 82 years. Her secret? Being up for almost anything. "I regard it as curiosity," said the resident, who lives at... Read More

Topics: Senior Living, Nutrition, Videos, Moments Matter

How Senior Living Communities Shape the Activity Calendar for Seniors

Posted by The Goodman Group on October 29, 2019
Oftentimes, when people think of senior activities, their mind goes right to a bingo hall. While this certainly is a fun activity, the idea that it's the only social... Read More

Topics: Senior Living, Nutrition

Forever Learning: Community Education & Free College Classes for People Over 50

Posted by The Goodman Group on September 10, 2019
One of the best ways to keep your mind sharp is to take classes, gain knowledge, and learn new skills. That's good advice at any age, but it rings especially true for... Read More

Topics: Nutrition

What Are the Benefits of Intergenerational Programs?

Posted by The Goodman Group on August 14, 2019
We’ve probably all heard about the challenges of the so-called “generation gap,” which tends to emphasize the differences between and among different age groups. By... Read More

Topics: Nutrition

Soak Up the Sun! 7 Outdoor Activities for Seniors

Posted by The Goodman Group on July 24, 2019
Getting outdoors is good for the body, mind and soul. Seniors can especially benefit from being outdoors and taking advantage of the summer’s offerings. Discover the... Read More

Topics: Nutrition