Brookdale Blogs

The Importance of Engagement for People Living With Dementia

Whether you are a professional caregiver in a long-term care setting, or you care for your senior loved one at home, here are some engagement ideas to put into practice.

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What’s the Beers List for Medications and How Do Healthcare Professionals Use It?

To keep up with the ever-changing pharmaceutical field, the American Geriatrics Society (AGS) publishes a resource for healthcare providers called the AGS Beers Criteria® for Potentially Inappropriate Medication Use in Older Adults. Also known as the Beers List, it includes medications that may not be the safest for older adults.

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Brookdale Solutions March 29, 2019

Ageism Is No Laughing Matter

Why is old age often the butt of a joke? Our culture has decided that making fun of someone's race, disability or gender is inappropriate, but age remains in the "safe zone" for ridicule.

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Changing the Narrative on Dementia

Today’s article in the Washington Post, “Changing ‘the tragedy narrative’: Why a growing camp is promoting a more joyful approach to Alzheimer’s” hits home for us at Brookdale.

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Treating Pain: Seniors and the Opioid Crisis

Chronic pain often has a debilitating effect on the quality of life and can lead to an opioid prescription. But the impact of pain on quality of life and the effects of the opioid addiction epidemic on seniors are stories that aren’t often told.

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