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.

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Betty Ago April 28, 2017

My mother’s baby sister died this week and her funeral was today. She could not have chosen a more beautiful day to have her relatives and friends gather under the trees in the memorial park to celebrate her wonderful life. This beautiful woman was 8... 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 to equip me however He felt best.” That day she met Pat, a 90 year old woman whose ... Read more

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. On top of school work and a part-time job at the library, this high... Read more

Brookdale Hospice Thanks Volunteers

Toni Norman April 25, 2017

It takes a lot of courage to befriend someone who is at the end of life. It takes compassion to sit at their bedside and listen to their stories, fears and wishes. It takes devotion to do this simply out of the kindness of your heart. But that’s what... Read more

Transportation for Seniors: Brookdale and Lyft Partner up to Give Residents a Ride

Andrew Smith April 24, 2017

Pat King is a vibrant, 92 year old woman who loves to paint, sew and arrange flowers. When she speaks, her giggle seems to bubble up in between her Australian-accented phrases. But as she’s grown older, she decided it wasn’t safe to drive. She told u... Read more

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