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 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

Brookdale Associate Grants 28 Wishes of a Lifetime

In 2010, Brookdale partnered with Wish of a Lifetime, a non-profit organization that grants Wishes for seniors, to provide a helping hand in making some of the dreams of Brookdale residents come true. Since then, the partnership has granted more than... Read more

How to Create a Secure Password You Can Remember

Christopher Leech May 02, 2017

The first digital password I created was to an AOL account that was primarily used for instant messaging. When I made the switch to Gmail, I entered my trusty password again figuring it would be easy to remember. As I signed up for online banking, sh... Read more

Dealing with Aging Parents: How to be an Advocate

Most of us who have the good fortune of seeing our parents live in to their older years will at some point find ourselves in the role of caregiver. Caregiving for parents can take many forms, but will most always require us to be an advocate. This wa... Read more

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