Brookdale Stories

Brookdale is home to more than 100,000 residents and employs roughly 80,000 associates. This is a collection of their unique and inspiring stories.

Protecting Dr. Martin Luther King from Death Threat was Most Meaningful Moment of My Life

Brookdale Senior Living January 13, 2018

As the nation observes Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, the Brookdale resident recently reflected on that historical moment from the apartment he shares with his wife Janet in Robin Run ... Read more

They Knew Him When: How Two Brookdale Residents Remember Elvis

Brookdale Senior Living January 08, 2018

To the world, he was the King of Rock and Roll, but to Brookdale Dogwood Creek residents Margaret Moon and Margie Hayden, Elvis Presley was a family friend and neighbor.  ... Read more

Brookdale Salutes our Veterans: Hero Recalls Battle of Corregidor

Brookdale Senior Living December 29, 2017

Charlie Horton is a World War II veteran who now resides at the Village at Gleannloch Farms in Spring, Texas. The 97 year old served with the 503rd Parachute Regimental ... Read more

The Dementia Daze: Managing My Life with Alzheimer's

Brookdale Senior Living November 15, 2017

November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month. We asked Laurie Scherrer, who writes about her experience living with dementia on the blog, to share her perspective and tips for ... Read more

Brookdale Salutes our Veterans: Bravery at the Battle of the Bulge Earns Purple Heart

Brookdale Senior Living November 10, 2017

Joseph Bergamo is a resident at Brookdale Emerson in New Jersey who served in World War II during the height of the battle for control of the European mainland. During ... Read more

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