moments matter

A Senior Living Resource Blog from The Goodman Group

Virtual Bingo is Changing How Senior Living Communities Play Together

Posted by The Goodman Group on July 29, 2020
Senior living and health care communities managed by The Goodman Group are known for their robust calendars. But there’s nothing quite like a good ol’ fashioned game of... Read More

Topics: Senior Living

Ridin’ Down Memory Lane at Missoula’s 'Mini Sturgis'

Posted by The Goodman Group on July 15, 2020
Even if you’re not a biker, chances are you’ve heard of Sturgis, SD, home to one of the world’s largest motorcycle rallies that attracts hundreds of thousands of... Read More

Topics: Senior Living

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

Lessons from an 89-Year-Old Mother: Heartfelt Memories, Independence and Resilience

Posted by The Goodman Group on May 6, 2020
Barbara remembers her mother washing the kids' hair the night before morning church services. "We all had long hair," she says of herself and her siblings. Laying their... Read More

Topics: Senior Living

Montessori Inspired Lifestyle®: Empowering People Living with Dementia

Posted by The Goodman Group on March 11, 2020
As she reflects on the progress made by residents within the Pearls of Life® Memory Care neighborhood, Jordan, the life enrichment director at The Residence at Timber... Read More

Topics: Senior Living, Videos

Sharing Residents' Stories with our "This is My Life" Program

Posted by The Goodman Group on January 10, 2020
Started earlier this year by Shawn, the spiritual director at The Commons on Marice, our "This is My Life" program is an opportunity to highlight a resident’s life as a... Read More

Topics: Senior Living, Spiritual

Family History Questionnaire: How to Talk to Your Family About Their Life

Posted by The Goodman Group on November 13, 2019
For many people, it's very important to learn as much as possible about past generations. In fact, an MIT Technology Review reported earlier in 2019 that over 26 million... Read More

Topics: Senior Living

Gather and Grow: Nurturing More than Plants with Hydroponic Gardens

Posted by The Goodman Group on October 31, 2019
Residents at Cypress Palms, a senior living community managed by The Goodman Group, are finding that learning is just one of the joys of taking part in a unique program:... Read More

Topics: Senior Living

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

Theater for the Ages: The Magic of an Intergenerational Play Program

Posted by The Goodman Group on September 4, 2019
Part of the magic of the theater is that a really great play will appeal to all ages. And we have proof that a really great play program will, as well. Every year, The... Read More

Topics: Senior Living