As you stay safe and at home, check in with us to find ways to keep fit, informed and connected. From workouts with our fitness instructors to tips from our social workers, you’ll find a range of activities to keep yourself active and engaged.
Exercise is the one anti-aging medicine that all doctors agree on. Stay active with this easy-to-follow workout with Leslie LaPlace, Fitness Manager at Goodwin House Alexandria, whose motto is “Exercise! It does a body good!”
We recognize the wisdom and support that so many social workers around the country provide. Especially during challenging times like these, social workers are there to offer resources and advice to those who may be struggling. We asked a few of our social workers for their advice on staying healthy and engaged during this period of uncertainty.
This guide offers a ton of resources: grocery delivery options, an at-home exercise routine, sites where you can find music, television, books to enjoy at home, and so much more. Discover sources to help you stay nourished, fit and engaged during the pandemic.
Many have started to think we need a new term for “social distancing” because we can all stay social even while staying home. Explore ways you can live your best life and engage in new and different ways while keeping yourself safe and at home.
Goodwin House President & CEO Rob Liebreich designed the StrongerMemory program to help people with mild cognitive impairment or early signs of dementia, but anyone can use these resources to keep their brain sharp! StrongerMemory involves the three practices: simple math done quickly, reading out loud and writing longhand. Learn about the program and try out some of the packets we’ve posted in our blog!
As the world started to face the stark realities of the COVID-19 pandemic in March, we faced more than just a public health concern. The novel coronavirus was clearly affecting international economies and markets, and the U.S. economy was not immune. What can we learn from the past that will help us secure our future? Learn how you can survive and thrive, even through a bear market.
“Gaming” is quite the phenomenon these days. A study by the Entertainment Software Association found that nearly two-thirds of U.S. households include someone who regularly plays video games. But what might surprise you is in a 2016 study by AARP and the Entertainment Software Association, 38% of Americans ages 50 and older said they play video games. Apparently, Boomers are also blasting bad guys, building Fortnight fortresses and bowling the lanes of Wii Sports. Before you dismiss game playing as a waste of time, research is now showing it’s far from mindless.