Brookdale Blogs

Seniors and Suicide: Tips for Supporting Your Loved One

Kim Estes September 09, 2017

People often ask what’s been the biggest surprise in serving seniors, and I tell them it’s the number of seniors who commit suicide. When I think of my golden years, I ... Read more

Five Tips for Making Friends in Senior Living

Carol Cummings, BSN, RN September 04, 2017

I recently learned of four 91 year old women who have been friends for 74 years. The friends formed a “sorority” in their high school days and have shared life’s ... Read more

How Assisted Living Communities Help Seniors Stay More Active

Carol Cummings, BSN, RN September 02, 2017

Senior living advertises a relaxing image of the golden years. All your needs are met – you barely have to lift a finger! But could all this inactivity actually be ... Read more

Three Tips for Taking Care of Yourself as a Caregiver

Lori Hill August 31, 2017

An old adage says, “You can’t take care of others if you can’t take care of yourself.”  We’ve all heard variations on this longstanding quote but the meaning is still ... Read more

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