Brookdale Blogs

One Storyteller Shares Her Gift With Fellow Brookdale Residents

Brookdale Senior Living August 25, 2017

Storyteller Henrietta Smith has brought books to life for hundreds of children and adults across the United States, Mexico and even Africa. Since she first started her career as a ... Read more

How Your Creativity Could Be Getting Better with Age

Brookdale Senior Living August 23, 2017

Could a 72-year-old woman be more creative than her 22-year-old granddaughter? You betcha. Don’t believe it? Science has proven it.  In a recent blog, Carol Cummings, Brookdale’s Optimum Life Engagement ... Read more

Four High School Best Friends Living in Same Senior Living Community

Brookdale Senior Living August 22, 2017

“National Friendship Day” is celebrated in August, and for four special friends at Brookdale Niles, that meant celebrating more than seven decades of friendship. The 91-year old friends – Rochelle Schpak, Florence Burgher, Phyllis Dubowand Eileen ... Read more

Brookdale Salutes our Veterans: WWII Vet: "I Thought They Would Throw the Grenade at Me"

Brookdale Senior Living August 21, 2017

More than seven decades after he last heard German sniper fire, Jim Harrison still remembers how it sounded: “Snap, crackle and pop, like Rice Krispies when you pour the milk ... Read more

Brookdale Resident Shares Insight Into Community Life

Brookdale Senior Living August 16, 2017

Bette Kennedy had no idea what was in store for her when she joined Brookdale Blankenbaker, in Louisville, KY just one year ago. A former kindergarten teacher, Kennedy had spent ... Read more

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