Brookdale Blogs

Medicare 101: What Services Does Medicare Cover?

Brookdale Senior Living June 20, 2018

Medicare is a great resource for a wide range of healthcare coverage. Unlike Medicaid, which is income-based, Medicare provides health insurance coverage for anyone who is age 65 or older, ... Read more

Poet Finds New Way to Share Her Words

Brookdale Senior Living June 15, 2018

Irene Hicks is a 72-year-old poet who can no longer write down her beautiful stanzas due to Parkinson’s disease. Without the ability to write, her poems are trapped in her ... Read more

The Man Who Ran Texas

Brookdale Senior Living June 11, 2018

Every other day, Albert Burrier sets out for a three-mile jog on the hike-and-bike trail near Brookdale Gaines Ranch. This feat may not seem all that remarkable, but Burrier is ... Read more

Boomers Redefined Youth, Now They are Redefining Aging

Brookdale Senior Living June 05, 2018

Remember when age 60 was old? And retirement conjured up images of outdated fashion, an aversion to anything different, aimless hours spent doing nothing and the notion that the best ... Read more