Resident Blogs

Resident Blogs are written by real residents - writers, bloggers and poets - who live in Brookdale communities. The views and opinions expressed in this blog are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of Brookdale Senior Living.

Lorraine is Back

Virginia Wylie November 21, 2017

Ninety-five years ago, an unusual event occurred.  In a small farmhouse on Long Island, NY, twins were born, a girl and a boy. The boy, a gentleman then and always, ... Read more

South for the Winter

Virginia Wylie October 25, 2017

When it rains I won’t complain The sun shines? That’s mighty fine Warm or hot I like a lot Here no snow blows No more ice, that’s nice No more ... Read more

Clara's Secret

Virginia Wylie September 20, 2017

Clara is a recent arrival at Brookdale. She and I have become good friends. You can easily understand why I like her so much. CLARA’S SECRET It’s fair to say ... Read more

Tip Of The Tongue

Virginia Wylie August 23, 2017

The word sat on the tip of my tongue I couldn’t say it so there it hung Again my mind went blank Once more my heart sank I turned to ... Read more

Sing-Along

Virginia Wylie July 08, 2017

Many of us can’t sing but we sing anyway Here’s what happened to us one day Joe drives our van but wasn’t available Barbara, having a license, was capable But ... Read more

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