The Good Life

Welcome to The Good Life!  This new blog aims to provide helpful information you can use every day as you seek to maximize health, wellness and quality of life. Whether you’re exploring options in retirement, helping a friend or family member navigate their later years or you’re a provider of services and care to older adults, we invite you to visit our blog regularly for new posts and subscribe to The Good Life monthly e-newsletter, a monthly feature of our top blog posts.

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In the News: You Should Know About Frontotemporal Dementia

By Kathie Miller, GHI Corporate Director of Marketing & Communications

Dementia is considered by many to be something we needn’t worry about until we’re older, or perhaps someone we know is older and actually dealing with the condition. We are here to challenge that perspective. We are here to remind our readers that we’re all in this together. We are all aging, together! And younger people can be diagnosed with dementia, too.

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Continuing Care at Home Model Emerges for those Who Choose to Age at Home

By Lindsay Hutter, GHI Chief Strategy & Marketing Officer

Recently, MarketWatch published a feature story on continuing care at home programs as well as other creative options to consider as you plan for your future. There are many new ways and places to age and to reimagine aging.

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Exciting News from Goodwin House: Board Selects New President and CEO

By Lindsay Hutter, GHI Chief Strategy & Marketing Officer

It is a season of transition at Goodwin House Incorporated (GHI) as Robert “Rob” Liebreich prepares to become our new President and Chief Executive Officer on July 1. Liebreich was appointed following a nationwide search to succeed Kathy Anderson, who is retiring after 17 years of extraordinary service on June 30. Kathy has led GHI to a place of significant financial and organizational strength and a reputation for excellence and innovation in senior living and care.

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The Risky Business of Travel Insurance

By Amber McCracken, GHI Blog Contributor

If you ask professional gamblers their secret to success, many will say “don’t bet more than you’re willing to lose.” That’s good advice! Travel insurance works the same way—the option of protecting your upcoming vacation with insurance is a bit like rolling the dice. Do you take the chance that the trip will be smooth sailing, or do you cover yourself for potentially rough waters ahead?

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Mental Health Awareness Month

By Kathie Miller, GHI Corporate Director of Marketing & Communications

Widely held social views can make it challenging for people to seek help when it comes to their mental health. While today’s society has progressed in terms of being willing to talk more openly about such topics, the stigma of mental illness remains an issue. The month of May is Mental Health Awareness Month. How aware are you?

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