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.

Sticks and Stones

Betty Ago February 26, 2016

“Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.” Does this sound familiar from elementary school playground? It is so NOT true! Read more

Getting Enough Sleep?

Carol Cummings, BSN, RN February 22, 2016

Do you get at least 7 hours of sleep per night? According to a recent study by the Centers for Disease Control, one-third of people will answer no to that question. Not getting enough sleep — and the right kind of sleep — has consequences for health.... Read more

Animal Surprises

Betty Ago February 19, 2016

Being a city girl, I’ve had little interaction with animals. Therefore, I am more likely to make a fuss when four-legged creatures enter my world. In the middle of a snowy night, when sleep would not come, I wandered into the sunroom whose windows f... Read more


Betty Ago February 12, 2016

Keys were the most desirable possession I could imagine when I was little. Key to the desk, key to the house, key to the office, key to the city, keys to Heaven….whoops, I’m getting carried away here. Read more


Betty Ago February 05, 2016

I often find my mother’s words coming out of my mouth. I even see her in my mirror. When I was a teenager, I swore that I would never be like my mother! Does this sound familiar to anyone? Anyway, below are some of the advice and/or sayings that my h... Read more

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