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.

Four Reasons to See a Geriatrician

Kim Estes July 17, 2017

If you would like the elder in your life to experience optimal health, consider booking an appointment with a geriatrician, an expert in issues associated with aging. Having worked with seniors my entire career, I’ve come to truly appreciate how geri... 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 author and senior real estate specialist Bruce Nemovitz. When he asked seniors t... Read more

Caring for Someone with Dementia: Five Activities for Engagement

Juliet Holt Klinger July 10, 2017

One of the most crucial ingredients when caring for someone with dementia is meaningful engagement, which is proven to have a powerful positive impact for people living with Alzheimer’s and dementia. But many families wonder what engagement really is... 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 she had to lead the next activity So she turned to her assistant, Beverly “Emergency, gotta... Read more

Brookdale Salutes our Veterans: Veteran Fulfills Wish of a Lifetime to Fly P-51 Mustang

Brookdale Senior Living July 04, 2017

When Charlie Grace joined the Army Air Corps in 1944, all the recruits had dreams of flying the lighting fast P-51 Mustang, himself included. Despite enjoying a 28 year military career, he never got the chance to pilot the aircraft, and it has always... Read more

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