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.

Caregiving Versus Care Partnering

Juliet Holt Klinger March 20, 2017

When either my husband or I get sick, we take care of each other. When you’re laid up with a nasty cold, it’s nice having someone making your decisions and coddling you – it enables you to think of nothing else, rest and heal. After all, that’s what ... Read more

My Kite

Virginia Wylie March 18, 2017

A child I was I dared to want But did not need That big red kite On the grocer’s wall. I wanted that kite With all my might But “money is tight” My parents’ said,  I bowed my head. “You’ll have no kite store-bought You’ll make one as you ought You ju... Read more

Cornbread

Betty Ago March 17, 2017

Golden cornbread fresh from the oven looks beautiful and smells even better.  A quiet bitter cold afternoon provides the perfect environment to bake. I seldom need to cook or bake. Therefore, when the spirit arises it is for pure pleasure. The baking... Read more

A Senior's Aging Eyes: Five Reasons to Visit an Optometrist in March

Brookdale Senior Living March 16, 2017

As we age, we experience changes to our body and health in many different ways. Some things happen suddenly and are noticeable; others creep up on us slowly. That’s why we are encouraged to be proactive about our health and regularly visit a doctor f... Read more

The Status of the Future of Health and Mobile Tech

Bernie Block March 15, 2017

Here is some updated news for this important market--Predicted, and Are They There Yet? It was reported by the California Health Care Foundation that the Mobile Health App Market in 2015 would reach $23 billion; a study by the U of Michigan said this... Read more

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