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Getting Started: An Introduction to Memoir Writing for Cognitive Fitness

Posted by The Goodman Group on March 2, 2022

Our lives are filled with moments that we look back on and savor. As we age and accumulate experiences, it can be beneficial to pause and reflect on the...

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Topics: Senior Living, Spiritual, Moments Matter, Learning

Seniors Find Purpose and Meaning Through Serving Others

Posted by The Goodman Group on December 22, 2021

Living our days filled with a sense of purpose -- caring deeply about a goal or objective, usually in service of others -- feels good at any time in our lives....

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Topics: Senior Living, Spiritual, Caregivers, Learning

6 Mindfulness Activities for Senior Wellness

Posted by The Goodman Group on November 2, 2021

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

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...

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Topics: Senior Living, Spiritual, Caregivers

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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Topics: Senior Living, Spiritual

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