moments matter

A Senior Living Resource Blog from The Goodman Group

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

Resident Ambassadors Make Transition Easier for New Residents

Posted by The Goodman Group on December 10, 2020
When joining a new senior living community, it can take a while before residents feel like they belong. Even older adults, who've spent their lives meeting new people,... Read More

Topics: Senior Living, Spiritual

Handwritten Letters Create New Connections

Posted by The Goodman Group on November 25, 2020
Sometimes, Diane K. and Sharyn write about their families. Sometimes, they chat about Stillwater, where one of Sharyn's sons lives. Other times, they just catch up and... Read More

Topics: Senior Living, Spiritual

How Tai Chi for Seniors Can Improve Mind, Body, and Spirit

Posted by The Goodman Group on September 25, 2020
Flowing, graceful movements. Relaxed breathing. Lowered blood pressure. Elevated mood. Depression relief. A sense of peace. These have all been used to describe the... Read More

Topics: Fitness, Spiritual

How Spiritual Care Directors are Connecting Residents with Family, Spirituality, and Each Other

Posted by The Goodman Group on July 1, 2020
Individuals residing in senior living communities across the country are feeling the impact of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, and it's been much more... Read More

Topics: Spiritual

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

Advice on Senior Loneliness During the Holidays

Posted by Hutch Walch on December 18, 2019
The holidays are traditionally a time of celebration and family gatherings. Though a joyful and nostalgic time for many, the holidays can sometimes be difficult for... Read More

Topics: Spiritual

How to Help a Grieving Parent: What to Do When One Parent Passes Away

Posted by The Goodman Group on July 31, 2019
The death of a spouse is considered the single most stressful life event. Sadly, it’s one our parents are eventually going to experience. But there are ways we can help... Read More

Topics: Spiritual

Meet Glenn: I Will Make Friends [VIDEO]

Posted by The Goodman Group on January 8, 2019
96-year-old Glenn felt disconnected and lacked a meaningful purpose in his life. In fact, he spent much of his life feeling misunderstood. It’s no surprise, then, that... Read More

Topics: Senior Living, Videos, Spiritual

Meet Blanca: I Will Find Community [VIDEO]

Posted by The Goodman Group on December 19, 2018
“You can’t just take up space. You have to renew your life.” That’s what Blanca, an 81-year-old resident at Terracina Grand, believes. After suffering the loss of her... Read More

Topics: Spiritual