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.

Okay, Kay

Virginia Wylie May 13, 2017

Kay Walsh had the right stuff This gal was no cream puff One of the first female Marines, From ‘41 to ’43 she served the WWII scene Performed her patriotic duty Helped keep our country free While she wasn’t required to shoot She folded many a parachu... Read more

Mortal

Betty Ago May 12, 2017

Well readers, today was book club day again and that generates another blog. We read and discussed “Being Mortal” by Atul Gawande. I can best describe this book as a history of elder care in the United States. As depressing as the topic and title sou... Read more

Brookdale Salutes Our Vets: 97-Year-Old Resident Served as Women Airforce Service Pilot in WWII

In 2009, the House of Representatives awarded Jane Tedeschi the Congressional Gold Medal, one of the nation’s highest civilian honors. At the time she was one of about 300 surviving Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) who received the commendation. ... Read more

Best Ways to Honor Veterans During Military Appreciation Month

Memorial Day and Veterans Day aren’t the only occasions during the year when we remember the people who serve our country in the Armed Forces. May is Military Appreciation Month. What a wonderful way to start the summer, by honoring the men and women... Read more

Brookdale Associate Receives Argentum Hero Award

Regina Rice, wellness nurse at Brookdale Edgewood, knew she wanted to work with seniors after a rotation in nursing school. The wisdom, stories and laughter her patients shared inspired her career in senior living. “I just fell in love with them. It’... Read more

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