Brookdale Blogs

Caregiver's Corner November 29, 2019

Helping to Choose Senior Living for a Parent? Don't Feel Guilty

If you’re feeling guilty about helping to choose senior living for your parent, you are not alone. Guilt is common among adult children, and while it’s a natural reaction to a difficult decision, there are things you can do to relieve your anxiety.

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Living with Purpose November 25, 2019

Holiday Season Visits: Seven Activities You Can Do with Loved Ones

The holidays are coming up, and your loved one will be looking forward to frequent visits. And there’s an unspoken rule that holiday visits have to be extra special, so let’s dive into a few easy ways you can spread that holiday cheer, make some memories and create the most enjoyable experience possible.

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Alzheimer's & Dementia November 21, 2019

Enjoying the Holidays When Your Loved One Has Dementia

If you have a loved one living with Alzheimer’s or dementia, the holidays can be a difficult time of year. Family traditions may be different than they once were. But there are many ways you can both still enjoy this special time together.

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Health & Wellness November 18, 2019

How Seniors Stay Healthy and Well in Cold Season

When it comes to colds and flu, winter can be brutal — especially to those living in close-knit senior living communities. This informative listicle features ways seniors and their caregivers can stay healthy during the coldest season. Potential topics could include getting a senior flu shot and staying away from hallway neighbors who are sick.

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Alzheimer's & Dementia November 14, 2019

Alzheimer's: Fighting the Stigma with Words

Discussing Alzheimer's openly and with positive language is the strongest tool available when it comes to changing the stigmas and stereotypes about the disease.

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