Brookdale Blogs

Caring for Someone with Dementia: Five Activities for Engagement

Juliet Holt Klinger July 10, 2017

One of the most crucial ingredients when caring for someone with dementia is meaningful engagement, which is proven to have a powerful positive impact for people living with Alzheimer’s and ... Read more

Brookdale Salutes our Veterans: Veteran Fulfills Wish of a Lifetime to Fly P-51 Mustang

Brookdale Senior Living July 04, 2017

When Charlie Grace joined the Army Air Corps in 1944, all the recruits had dreams of flying the lighting fast P-51 Mustang, himself included. Despite enjoying a 28 year military ... Read more

Are we Overprescribed? Four Questions to Ask Your Doctor

Carol Cummings, BSN, RN July 03, 2017

I recently visited a nurse practitioner about my bad case of bronchitis. I left with prescriptions for four medications, which I took as prescribed. Most visits to health care professionals ... Read more

Tech Tips: 10 Engaging Apps for Seniors

Christopher Leech June 28, 2017

If you Google “apps for seniors”, you’ll find many app lists that focus on help with medication management, low vision issues, or simplified versions of traditional apps. While health management ... Read more

Brookdale Salutes Our Vets: World War II Nurse Who Survived Plane Crash

Brookdale Senior Living June 21, 2017

In 1944, nursing degree fresh in hand, 21-year-old Ruth Heckinger volunteered for the U.S. Army Nurse Corps. Two months later, she was in India and flying the “Burma Hump,” helping ... Read more

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