Brookdale Blogs

What are Advance Care Directives? Planning for the Future

Kim Estes April 17, 2017

Most people are exceedingly uncomfortable talking about the end of life and it’s understandable, of course. Our society emphasizes youth and anti-aging, which further discourages thinking about later life, let ... Read more

Tech Tips: 10 Tips for Teaching Technology to Seniors

Christopher Leech April 04, 2017

“Can you teach my mom?” That’s the first thing people ask me after I tell them I develop programs that teach seniors technology at Brookdale Senior Living.  In today’s increasingly ... Read more

Say What? Deciphering Common Senior Care Jargon

Brookdale Senior Living April 02, 2017

The doctor says your 70-year-old mother is “exhibiting symptoms of middle-stage Alzheimer’s disease with moderately severe decline, with co-morbidities including diabetes and hypertension.” The caseworker recommends “initial respite care and ... Read more

5 Ways Seniors Can Get More Connected

Brookdale Senior Living March 16, 2017

Here are some excellent ways that seniors can build valuable and life-enriching connections that can serve them well during retirement. Read more

Tech it to the Limit

Brookdale Senior Living March 01, 2017

Tech it to the limit: connecting with others and aging well with technology When researchers analyzed studies of 308,849 people who were followed for an average of 7.5 years, those ... Read more

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