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.

Betty Ago: Crossovers

Betty Ago May 27, 2016

“If I only had a brain,” sang the Scarecrow in the movie “The Wizard of Oz,” which is listed in my personal pantheon of favorites. In fact, one of my favorite authors, Salman Rushdie shares my fascination with this story. He actually wrote a book (“T... Read more

Bernie Block: So You Want to Write a Book?

Bernie Block May 25, 2016

Do it!!! As long you believe you have a good story to tell. I’ve done it three times. One a mystery suspense story, then an omnibus of 35 short stories with “twist” endings, and finally a Remembrance book for my family. Read more

Betty Ago: Superman

Betty Ago May 20, 2016

I wore my Superman T-shirt the other day because it amuses the grandchildren. It is also nostalgic for me because of the many hours I spent as a child reading comic books in my aunt’s store and watching the man of steel on TV and in the movies. Read more

Bernie Block: It's a Doggie-Good World

Bernie Block May 18, 2016

It was found that the therapeutic value of dogs has been way more than expected. Some people are very distressed after an illness or injury, so a dog is a nice way to give a daunting task a little twist. Read more

Betty Ago: The Kids Are Coming

Betty Ago May 13, 2016

This is one of our most favorite expressions. Neither our children nor grandchildren live close by, so a visit is a great treat. In this case, it was one child and two grands. We had a lovely few days. We drove to a touristy attraction that intereste... Read more

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