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A Senior Living Resource Blog from The Goodman Group

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...

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Topics: Functional Fitness, Spiritual Wellbeing

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...

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Topics: Spiritual Wellbeing

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...

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Topics: Senior Living Communities, Spiritual Wellbeing

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...

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Topics: Spiritual Wellbeing

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...

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Topics: Spiritual Wellbeing

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,...

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Topics: Senior Living Communities, Videos, Spiritual Wellbeing

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...

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Topics: Spiritual Wellbeing

Meet Tommy: I Will Embrace Leadership [VIDEO]

Posted by The Goodman Group on November 29, 2018

Tommy didn’t know what to expect when he moved to Terracina Grand with his wife after discovering she had dementia. “When I came here, I wanted activity but I didn’t...

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Topics: Videos, Spiritual Wellbeing

Meet Jeannie: I Will Discover Community [VIDEO]

Posted by The Goodman Group on October 31, 2018

“I was not in great shape — I mean mentally, physically, I was pretty much a mess. Every day, I was losing Art,” says Jeannie, a Terracina Grand resident.

Jeannie and...

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Topics: Videos, Spiritual Wellbeing

Soaring®: Meet The Goodman Group’s Spiritual Care Program [VIDEO]

Posted by The Goodman Group on October 17, 2018

“I think that the name of the program, Soaring®, is so important because you’re seeing these residents who have carried sorrow and have run out of hope come into our...

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Topics: Videos, Spiritual Wellbeing