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.
Three Common Dementia Symptoms: Tips for Understanding Your Loved One's Actions
As dementia progresses, many things a loved one does and says can be frustrating and hard to fathom. I hear stories from resident families all the time – their sweet mom now gets angry and swears or their dad wanders out into the street in the midd... Read more
Why Interdependence is the Key to Independent Living
“How is life different compared to when you lived independently?” A very well respected innovator and human centered designer asked this question of a group of about six seniors in their 80s and 90s at a recent Aging 2.0 event. This struck me as an o... Read more
Engagement Matters! Just ask Brookdale
The word dementia has a powerful connotation. It’s a connotation that implies loss on every level: loss of independence, loss of connections, loss of awareness. There is no denying the reality of dementia and the pain it causes, both for the individu... Read more