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 Hospice Volunteer Spotlight: Maddie

Brookdale Senior Living April 26, 2017

You won’t find most teens spending time with senior citizens on a Friday afternoon, let alone seniors in hospice. But Maddie, from Brownsburg, Indiana, isn’t like other kids her age. ... Read more

Robotic Pets Find Forever Home at Brookdale Senior Living

Andrew Smith March 23, 2017

I must admit that when I first unpacked Hasbro’s JOY FOR ALL Companion Pets, I was a little skeptical. The plush dog and cat are so lifelike, it was like ... Read more

What No One Ever Told You About Loneliness

Brookdale Senior Living March 20, 2017

Nell Brown’s husband died in 2012. She had been the primary caregiver during his five-year bout with congestive heart failure, and it had taken a toll on them both. At ... Read more

Kindness is Ageless

Carol Cummings, BSN, RN February 17, 2017

“No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.” - Aesop Today is Random Acts of Kindness Day. To celebrate, Brookdale residents from across the country are participating ... Read more

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