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A Senior Living Resource Blog from The Goodman Group

Sharing Adventures: Tips for Traveling with Your Senior Loved Ones

Posted by The Goodman Group on July 29, 2021
Sharing a trip with a senior loved one can create life-long memories that deepen our relationships while expanding our horizons. In addition to exploring far-off... Read More

Topics: Senior Living, Caregivers, Learning

Making a Successful Move to a Senior Living Community

Posted by The Goodman Group on July 15, 2021
Moving to a senior living community, like any major move or life change, can feel overwhelming, but it doesn’t need to be! With the proper planning and perspective, you... Read More

Topics: Senior Living, Learning

Having Fun Inside: Creative Indoor Activities for Seniors

Posted by The Goodman Group on July 7, 2021
We always encourage older adults and their families to seize opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors whenever possible. However, for a variety of reasons like the... Read More

Topics: Senior Living, Caregivers, Learning

How Animal-Assisted Therapeutic Programs Benefit Senior Health

Posted by The Goodman Group on June 10, 2021
Throughout human history, dogs have been called “man’s best friend,” so it is not surprising that the feelings of joy sparked through animal/human interactions can have... Read More

Topics: Senior Living, Caregivers, Learning

5 Ways Our Valiant Veterans® Program Honors Residents

Posted by The Goodman Group on May 26, 2021
"As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them." — John F. Kennedy More than 16 million men... Read More

Topics: Senior Living, Veterans

How Skilled Nursing Communities Achieve ‘High-Performance’ Ratings

Posted by The Goodman Group on May 12, 2021
Understanding how skilled nursing communities achieve high-performance ratings within their industry can be helpful as you evaluate options, formulate your questions,... Read More

Topics: Senior Living, Caregivers, Learning

‘A Little Help From My Friends’: How Senior Living Communities Foster Social Connections

Posted by The Goodman Group on May 5, 2021
As the Beatles said, each of us needs to “get by with a little help from my friends.” However, as we age, it can become increasingly difficult to maintain existing... Read More

Topics: Fitness, Senior Living, Caregivers, Learning

How Music Therapy Programs Support Dementia and Alzheimer's Care

Posted by The Goodman Group on April 28, 2021
Music has the power to take us back in time and recall details we thought we had forgotten. Hearing an emotionally significant song from the past often brings back a... Read More

Topics: Senior Living, Spiritual, Caregivers

The Power of Plants: How Houseplants Support Senior Mental Health

Posted by The Goodman Group on April 22, 2021
Houseplants offer a multitude of physical and psychological health benefits in addition to being a fun way to bring a splash of green and a bit of the outdoors inside... Read More

Topics: Fitness, Senior Living, Nutrition, Caregivers, Learning

Senior Lifestyle Changes That Signal Your Parent May Need Greater Care

Posted by The Goodman Group on April 14, 2021
Many of us are looking forward to the days when we can once again safely gather together with our loved ones, especially the older adults in our lives. Perhaps it has... Read More

Topics: Senior Living, Caregivers