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Villa at Terracina Grand, A First of It’s Kind Experiential Memory Care Community Developed by The Goodman Group, Opens in Naples, FLA.

Kim Campbell, Wife of Glen Campbell, Guest Speaker for Opening

NAPLES, Fla. (April 30, 2015) – Villa at Terracina Grand, an innovative, state-of-the-art experiential memory care community, developed and managed by The Goodman Group, celebrated its grand opening yesterday. Villa at Terracina Grand reflects 50 years of Senior Living and Healthcare experience with leading-edge innovation, exceptional design, comprehensive integrative healing arts, and compassionate care.

Situated on the campus of Terracina Grand at 6825 Davis Boulevard in Naples, the 60-bed, 61,000 square foot premier memory care community is an international center for innovation in memory care, dedicated to developing and offering evidence-based advancements in experiential integrative healthcare approaches for residents living in memory care. It incorporates all components of the organization’s Soulful EnvironmentsTM initiative, multi-sensory enhanced environments designed to support residents in achieving an optimum level of well-being.

The special guest speaker for the grand opening was Kim Campbell, wife of legendary country/pop artist Glen Campbell for more than 30 years. She was by his side when he announced his diagnosis with Alzheimer’s disease in 2011. She shared his journey on Glen’s extensive, 151 show, Goodbye Tour. The compilation of the world tour was reflected in the documentary, Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me. She is an advocate for research and innovation in all areas of Alzheimer’s disease.

“The opening of Villa at Terracina Grand highlights our organization’s long-term commitment to providing the highest quality, innovative healthcare services to benefit residents in all stages of Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia,” said Vice President of Senior Living & Healthcare division for The Goodman Group, Craig Edinger. “Our distinct programs and experiential designs will enable residents to better reconnect with their inner purpose and interests, and allow them the freedom to navigate, explore and enjoy their surroundings to achieve an optimum level of well-being in a resident-driven community. We are honored to have Glen Campbell’s wife Kim Campbell and their daughter Ashley at this forward-thinking memory care community.”

Among the many innovative Soulful Environments™ offered are:

  • Nature Immersion Room – Will provide residents with a multi-sensory nature-based experience that will help reinforce a daily sense of routine and circadian rhythm, which plays a key role in memory function. The room is equipped with a 110 inch NEC 4K Ultra High Definition Video Screen with 7.2 Channel Dolby Atmos ready for multidimensional sound, and aromatherapy. The video will feature majestic local nature scenes at key moments during the day, including an early morning sunrise by the ocean, mid-day in a fruit grove and an evening sunset among the pine trees in the Everglades.
  • Arabella’s Garden – A therapeutic landscape focusing critical attention on the design and creation of a landscape to promote health and wellbeing, emphasizing the importance of evidence-based design to meet the needs of residents with dementia, as well as those of visitors and staff.
  • Dignified Freedom – Every aspect of Villa at Terracina Grand is designed to celebrate the strengths and accomplishments of each resident while upholding their dignity, quality of life and sense of purpose. An atmosphere of freedom and safety is designed with distinctive landmarks to navigate through the community with ease. Activities and menus are resident-driven provide freedom of choice. A courtyard garden, nature immersion room and lots of windows with natural light provide a sense of calm and natural rhythm for each resident’s day.

The Goodman Group’s Standards:

  • Pearls of Life® – The Pearls of Life® memory care program, developed by The Goodman Group, recognizes the value of each individual and helps residents live dignified, well-rounded lives. Residents can “discover the treasures within” by participating in opportunities for personal pursuits and social activities.
  • Montessori Inspired Lifestyle (MIL) for Memory Care – A resident-driven approach to memory care based on the philosophy of Maria Montessori as adopted for adults with cognitive and physical disabilities by Dr. Cameron Camp. It uses a value-focused approach that highlights the strengths and abilities of each individual, helping them regain some of the skills they have lost, and ties in seamlessly with the Pearls of Life® memory care program. Villa at Terracina Grand is the first to apply the MIL method at this level.
  • Music and Memory – Villa at Terracina Grand is partnering with Music & Memory, a non-profit organization proven to enrich the lives of memory care residents through its personalized, therapeutic, digital music program.  These personalized musical favorites help the residents tap memories and enhances engagement, socialization, and fosters a calmer environment.

Chairman of The Goodman Group, John Goodman, is the visionary behind these newest Senior Living and Healthcare programs his team developed to meet the care of today’s residents and future generations, including Pearls of Life®, Food for LifeTM, FIT Functional FitnessTM, Treasures of the HeartTM, Valiant Veterans®, My Home ConnectionsTM and Soulful EnvironmentsTM.

Villa at Terracina Grand features an upscale, Tuscan countryside estate and relaxed resort-style. Residents can choose between luxurious studio apartments, friendship suites, and one-bedroom apartments. If you are interested in obtaining more information about Villa at Terracina Grand, please call 239-455-1459 or visit www.villaatterracinagrand.com. To learn more about The Goodman Group, please call 952-361-8000 or visit www.thegoodmangroup.com.

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