Brookdale Blogs

Seven Gift Ideas for the Seniors on Your Holiday Shopping List

Carol Cummings, BSN, RN November 20, 2017

Few things are more gratifying than finding the perfect holiday gift for your loved ones. I love shopping for my friends and family, wrapping up their gifts and watching their ... Read more

Are You at Risk for Social Isolation?

Brookdale Senior Living November 18, 2017

Did you know one in six seniors faces physical, cultural or geographic barriers that isolate them from their peers and communities? Take our helpful quiz to see if you are ... Read more

Holidays with Senior Parents: Three Signs Their Health Might Be Failing

Kim Estes November 17, 2017

One of the most stressful events a long-distance caregiver can experience is coming home for the holidays and realizing that things simply are not right with Mom and Dad. I’ve talked ... Read more

Tech Tips: Two Apps for Reminiscence

Christopher Leech November 16, 2017

When I managed a Brookdale Clare Bridge community, one of my favorite things to do with my residents living with dementia was to look through old pictures and mementos. Reliving ... Read more

The Dementia Daze: Managing My Life with Alzheimer’s

Brookdale Senior Living November 15, 2017

By Laurie Scherrer Editor’s Note: November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month. To better understand this complex disease we asked Laurie Scherrer, who writes about her experience living with dementia ... Read more

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