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.

Threats - How Do We Know What's Credible?

Betty Ago March 25, 2016

Don’t walk under a ladder — it will bring bad luck. Oh dear! A black cat just crossed my path. We joke about these superstitions now, but at one time, many took them seriously. Read more

Choosing Happiness

Carol Cummings, BSN, RN March 21, 2016

The vernal equinox took place this past Sunday. It is a moment in time that marks a change — a “tipping point” if you will — that means things are going to be different from now on. We will have new angles from the sun which means longer days and war... Read more


Betty Ago March 18, 2016

Telephones used to be black and heavy. In fact, I think that there must have been at least one murder mystery in which a telephone receiver was the blunt instrument used as a weapon. Can’t you imagine Det. Columbo turning around, hand on forehead, sa... Read more


Betty Ago March 11, 2016

It all started when my electric toothbrush ground to a halt with a disturbing noise and I went shopping for a new one. “Blue” was everywhere. What does “Blue” mean? A lovely blue sky comes to mind. Read more

Future Puppies

Betty Ago March 04, 2016

I’m thinking about getting a puppy and naming him “Usta.” Since I am out walking everyday anyway, this should work out just fine. The only problem I can contemplate is that the puppy will get confused because everybody will be calling him. Read more

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