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

Posted by The Goodman Group on Jan 10, 2020 2:09:56 PM

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 Dec 18, 2019 9:51:09 AM

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 Jul 31, 2019 9:00:00 AM

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 Jan 8, 2019 8:52:35 AM

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 Dec 19, 2018 9:00:00 AM

“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 Nov 29, 2018 8:26:40 AM

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 Oct 31, 2018 9:00:00 AM

“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 Oct 17, 2018 9:42:52 AM

“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

Loneliness in Seniors: Common Signs to Look For and 3 Ways to Combat It

Posted by The Goodman Group on Sep 14, 2018 8:29:07 AM

It's common for seniors to experience a sense of loneliness whether living at home or in a senior living community. As social beings, we all want and need mental...

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Topics: Spiritual Wellbeing

Overcoming Isolation in Senior Living Through Spiritual Direction and Community

Posted by The Goodman Group on Jul 18, 2018 10:35:00 AM

As we age, many of our experiences are beautiful and rewarding, like welcoming grandchildren into the world, having the time to travel, volunteering, or focusing on...

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Topics: Spiritual Wellbeing