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.

Independence Day - The Pinnacle of Summer

Carol Cummings, BSN, RN June 30, 2016

Summertime is the blissful, fleeting time of year when everything is more abundant. Flowers, and swimming, and busy birds-vacations, and long days, and back yard barbeques-and all seems right with the world. For me there is an awareness that joy hang... Read more

Bernie Block: Frauds, Frauds, Everywhere

Bernie Block June 29, 2016

It’s amazing the number of different types of scams and frauds that are being perpetrated on the public. I have been keeping track of them through the years at more than a dozen websites which cover the subject. Read more

Pat Summitt

Juliet Holt Klinger June 28, 2016

As fellow Tennesseans our hearts here at Brookdale are heavy today with the news reports of Pat Summitt’s passing. Read more

Social Wellness and the Brain

Carol Cummings, BSN, RN June 27, 2016

As we move out of Brain Awareness month and into July-which happens to be Social Wellness month-I thought it would be a good time to again discuss the connection between social connections and brain health. As is so often the case, writing about this... Read more

Virginia Wylie: Pleasantries

Virginia Wiley June 25, 2016

I open up my eyes at dawn Allow myself a simple yawn “How are you dear?” I love to hear Someone has come to me to care Read more

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