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.

Sir Leprechaun

Virginia Wylie March 11, 2017

An old and grizzled Leprechaun Still thought he was Don Juan When e’er he spied a pretty lass He couldn’t help but make a pass Lassies would be his friends, no more The flow of time they’d not ignore. Then one lass took him home with her “I’ve just t... Read more

Bad Words

Betty Ago March 10, 2017

Wow! That was quite an exciting Book Club meeting this morning. This past month we read “Still Foolin’ Them”, the Billy Crystal autobiography. Not many participants claimed to like the book. Some really disliked it. The book starts, as many stand-up ... Read more

Senior Nutrition: Five Tips to Help Your Loved One Eat

Brookdale Senior Living March 09, 2017

Every parent knows good nutrition is critical for your kids, and getting them to eat well can be an ongoing struggle. But what if you’re also caring for an aging parent? Ensuring seniors eat well can be even more frustrating than getting children to ... Read more

What a Wonderful Gift for Some of Your Grandchildren

Bernie Block March 08, 2017

I have eight grandchildren and this year I decided to make their birthday gift worthwhile....give them money they could use to start generating even more income than just a "money gift!"...and push them a little bit to become an entrepreneur or an in... Read more

Dementia Dining: Five Tips for Making Meals Easier

Juliet Holt Klinger March 06, 2017

In our weight-obsessed society, most of us are concerned about packing on too many pounds, rather than too little. But the latter can be a real problem and a symptom of something serious for seniors. If an aging loved one has lost noticeable weight r... Read more

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