Food for Life™ provides our residents with a wide variety of healthy, locally sourced foods. This dining program minimizes processed foods and maximizes nutritional value, flavor and presentation. Rooted in a mind, body, spirit approach, Food for Life helps enable residents to achieve an optimum level of overall wellbeing. Each meal is thoughtfully plated to stimulate appetites with flavor, color, texture, and beauty. Our residents enjoy whole, delicious, low sodium food options delivered from a professional chef-driven kitchen.
Bringing together people of all ages is an important focus of The Commons on Marice and our management company, The Goodman Group. Children learn from the experiences and encouragement of seniors, while children’s wonder and boundless enthusiasm helps keep seniors young at heart. Our mission is to embrace all generations through innovative programs and services that create life enriching communities.
Ages Entwined® – This program usually involves senior resident and young child interactions. Fosters new relationships between the ages and meaningful experiences.
Grand Connections® – A program to bring seniors from the community together with other generations, to participate together in meaningful – happy, present, mindful – interactions. Specifically, these connections are designed to make a difference in the senior’s quality of life.
We offer FIT Functional Fitness® exercise classes each day at The Commons on Marice. FIT Functional Fitness® is designed to go beyond typical senior fitness programs to help improve residents’ core strength, balance and cardiovascular health, as well as promote relaxation. The targeted exercises are created to deliver the maximum benefit for each participant. The goal is to increase overall health and wellbeing, reduce potential for falls, and encourage residents to remain active.
Valiant Veterans® is a Life Enrichment program open to anyone who has served in the U.S. military, as well as their spouses, family members and friends. The response to the program has been tremendous. Our program gives veterans a chance to talk with one another, share stories and commemorate unique times in American history. It is such an honor for us to host the program – it gives us a chance to honor their service to our country. Our residents and guests are so proud of their service, and they share the most amazing stories of courage, valor and commitment.
When someone you know is experiencing memory loss, we’re here with Pearls of Life®, our personalized memory care program. Pearls of Life® recognizes the value of each individual and helps residents live dignified, well-rounded lives. Residents discover the treasures, or pearls, within. This is made possible with opportunities for personal pursuits and social activities. Our caregivers working in memory care receive dementia and Alzheimer’s training and ongoing in-service continuing education.
A video on finding spirituality.
Whatever form spirituality takes, Soaring® is a unique approach to spiritual care. This program supports our residents’ spirits, helping them find peace, purpose, and happiness. Everyone wants to live each day as fully as possible. The definition of spirituality can be expansive. We recognize the various ways individuals express faith and spirituality, and encourage residents to explore past and new experiences.
Spiritual Directors meet the residents where they are on their spiritual journey to explore opportunities for living out purpose-filled lives in ways such as: