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.

The Truth About Osteoporosis

Kim Estes May 15, 2017

I’m happy to say that there is more hope on the horizon for managing osteoporosis, a disease that often stops seniors in their tracks if they fracture a bone after falling. I have even heard of some extreme cases where seniors have actually broken th... Read more

Remember Me Too

Sheila Uselton May 14, 2017

When my mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, I was a healthcare professional working in Assisted Living. But I didn’t have much personal experience with dementia or first-hand knowledge of what it would be like to walk with someone on this ... Read more

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

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