Brookdale Blogs

How to Include People With Dementia in Family Celebrations

While it’s wonderful to go out of your way to include a grandparent with a dementia diagnosis in the lives of your kids, it’s important to go about it in an intelligent way.

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How-To Tips for Having a Conversation About Senior Living

Conversations with aging parents about senior living can be complicated. Here are a few coaching tips.

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Incontinence Is Hard to Talk About but Often Easy to Treat

t’s a common condition that’s very treatable and it is also one that can cause a lot of emotional pain. I'm talking about urinary incontinence—something that many people choose to keep to themselves because they feel embarrassed.

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Worried About Mom's Health? How to Talk to the Family About It

If it’s been a while since you’ve seen a senior parent, it might surprise you to see changes in them that you haven’t noticed before. A scheduled meeting with a pre-approved agenda can help families gather their thoughts and concerns as well as offer solutions.

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Health, Safety and Wellness October 07, 2021

The Art of the Power Nap

A quick nap can benefit your brain. But before you hit the hay during the day, there are a few things to consider. Not all naps are created equal, but there are ways you can help optimize your naptime.

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