Five Tips for Making Friends in Senior Living

Carol Cummings, BSN, RN September 04, 2017

I recently learned of four 91 year old women who have been friends for 74 years. The friends formed a “sorority” in their high school days and have shared life’s ... 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

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

Bring Your Best Friend With You When You Move Into Senior Living

Brookdale Senior Living July 12, 2017

The fear of having to give up a beloved pet is among the top emotional reasons seniors resist moving into a senior living arrangement, according to an informal survey by ... Read more

Engagement Matters! Just ask Brookdale

Jack York May 24, 2017

The word dementia has a powerful connotation. It’s a connotation that implies loss on every level: loss of independence, loss of connections, loss of awareness. There is no denying the ... Read more

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