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.

How I Became The Family Chef

Bernie Block January 18, 2017

It's a simple story. While recovering from an illness, part of the routine was my sister used to come to my nearby apartment and taught me the basics of cooking, which I enjoyed since athletics was limited during my recovery. After nine months of les... Read more

Transitioning your Parents into Senior Living

Kim Estes January 16, 2017

When my kids were 10 and 13, we moved from a small Kentucky town to Indiana. I had a great job opportunity, but was nervous about uprooting my kid’s lives. The new schools were three times the size of their old ones and we were all anxious about adju... Read more

Holiday Diet

Virginia Wylie January 14, 2017

HOLIDAY DIET   There’s a wee bit more of me Than I’d really like to see The long and short of it Is I should go on a diet! But here’s a jolly holiday More pounds may come to stay How can I then relax When I must face the facts  For velvets, satins, s... Read more

The Cell Phone

Virginia Wylie January 14, 2017

We tried to hold the world at bay While huffing and puffing During exercise play Then tootling and whistling Interrupted our day Our privacy had flown We murmured a groan For Ann had a new cell phone.   Ann rushed into the hall While beaming and pree... Read more

Seniors

Betty Ago January 13, 2017

Broadcast:  Senior community to world; We are still people! Repeat. We are still people!  Listen carefully! We are still people! “Soylent Green is People”. Whoops. Sorry. That last sentence is from an old sci-fi movie. Why am I ranting?  Read the ads... Read more

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