Brookdale Blogs

At Brookdale, we pride ourselves on being on the cutting edge of senior care. We also love to talk about the ways that we engage with our seniors. On our blog you’ll find lots of great reads — from snapshots of health advice to a peek behind the curtain at what makes our company tick.

Bernie Block: Credit Worthiness

Bernie Block August 31, 2016

"You're pre-approved!" said another solicitation from a credit-card company. "$10,000 available credit line!" "Low APR (Annual Percentage Rate)...only 2.9% on balance transfers!" Whew. Another credit-card solicitation! Over the years I've had many. N... Read more

To Floss or Not to Floss

Carol Cummings, BSN, RN August 29, 2016

When I got up this morning, I flossed my teeth just as I do every morning. I have been doing that for as long as I can remember because my dentist said I should. Also because I believed there had been studies that showed flossing can help prevent per... Read more

Virginia Wylie: Lois's New Hat

Virginia Wiley August 27, 2016

This pretty lady attracts attention anywhere she goes.  We all want to see which hat she'll wear today.   On the porch where we sat I complimented Lois on her hat "I have nearly 30 now," she explained "Every year a few more hats I've gained Indoors o... Read more

Betty Ago: People

Betty Ago August 26, 2016

There are so many questions, from folks who are thinking about moving to a Brookdale Community, with the word “People” - Such as: “Will it be easy to meet people?”, “Do people eat dinner with the same people?”, “Do people have their own parties?”, or... Read more

Bernie Block: My Java Might Be Going Away

Bernie Block August 24, 2016

We truly love coffee.  It's the first thing we drink after getting up from our night's sleep.  We were sitting in our new condo's kitchen nook, Jael and I, discussing this important drink that we both loved.  "I would love to take a trip to the coffe... Read more

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