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.

Brookdale Salutes Our Vets: 97-Year-Old Resident Served as Women Airforce Service Pilot in WWII

In 2009, the House of Representatives awarded Jane Tedeschi the Congressional Gold Medal, one of the nation’s highest civilian honors. At the time she was one of about 300 surviving ... Read more

Best Ways to Honor Veterans During Military Appreciation Month

Memorial Day and Veterans Day aren’t the only occasions during the year when we remember the people who serve our country in the Armed Forces. May is Military Appreciation Month. ... Read more

Brookdale Associate Receives Argentum Hero Award

Regina Rice, wellness nurse at Brookdale Edgewood, knew she wanted to work with seniors after a rotation in nursing school. The wisdom, stories and laughter her patients shared inspired her ... Read more

Brookdale Associate Grants 28 Wishes of a Lifetime

In 2010, Brookdale partnered with Wish of a Lifetime, a non-profit organization that grants Wishes for seniors, to provide a helping hand in making some of the dreams of Brookdale ... Read more

Brookdale Hospice Volunteer Spotlight: Emily's Story

Brookdale Senior Living April 27, 2017

Emily admits she was nervous on her first day volunteering with Brookdale Hospice – signing up to spend time with people who are dying was scary. But she trusted “God ... Read more

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