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.

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

When to Move Your Loved One to Dementia Care: 7 Signs to Look For

Juliet Holt Klinger May 08, 2017

Wandering creates one of the biggest concerns I hear about from dementia caregivers. Fear that someone in your care will get lost is not an unreasonable. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, more than 60 percent of people with dementia will wand... Read more

The Maypole

Virginia Wylie May 06, 2017

This is one of several poems published in poetry anthologies. THE MAYPOLE Once, I twirled around the gay maypole For me the bells did toll In my gown of flowing violet I was my darling’s pet, Alas, all that is in the past You see it didn’t, couldn’t ... Read more

Hear Ye, Hear Ye!

Betty Ago May 04, 2017

Hear Ye, Hear Ye! Ladies and gentlemen, let me have your attention. Just step right over here. Are you having difficulty finding balance in your life? Are you trying without success to keep track of all of your chores and social obligations? Or, as t... Read more

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