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.

The Gift of Time with Those you Love

Carol Cummings, BSN, RN December 05, 2016

My family recently experienced the loss of an elderly relative.  We will drop everything and some will travel a great distance at great expense to be present at the funeral of this beloved family member. That is what we do, what most people do. There... Read more

One Upping

Virginia Wylie December 03, 2016

This was the first but not the last time I've been involved in medical one-up-manship.   I bobbed along in a warm-water pool Deposited there by a handy chairlift With four others in an exercise group We wore shorts and tees, strictly makeshift Nary a... Read more

What Do You Want to Do?

Betty Ago December 02, 2016

Actually, I don’t feel like doing anything right now. Is that all right? All of my life I have been convinced that productivity is the measure of a person. How many acres have you plowed? How many dresses have you sewn? How many documents have you ty... Read more

My Autobiography Part 6 - Some More Interesting Parts of the Block's Life

Bernie Block November 30, 2016

*** TRAVEL & A FEW TRAVEL TALES:       ~~ My wife and I loved to travel. For ten years I worked with a travel publication so we got to see many countries, and states in the U.S, especially the Federal Parks--all of which are "Must See" places to visi... Read more

A Reflection on New Relationships

Juliet Holt Klinger November 28, 2016

As the number of individuals and families affected by dementia soars, more issues related to it are coming to public attention than ever before. One that has started to emerge in recent years is among the most sensitive: personal stories of spouses a... Read more

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