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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Staying Safe, Online & Off

By Michele Cenzer, GHI Software Support Specialist, Information Technology

Target. Facebook. Home Depot. Sony. Ebay. JP Morgan. BlueCross/BlueShield. What do all these companies have in common? They have all been the victims of cybercrime in the past few years. If cybercriminals can hack into some of the world’s largest companies, imagine how easily they might access your own personal computer. Get tips for how to keep yourself safe from hackers.

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Stroke: Act FAST!

By Christine Birden, Nurse Practitioner

According to the 2019 Update from the American Heart Association (AHA), someone dies of a stroke every 3.7 minutes. Strokes are the second most common cause of death worldwide. And for some of the 7.2 million stroke survivors, they are left with a long-term disability. The good news is: strokes are preventable, treatable and beatable.

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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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