Brookdale Blogs

Passion & Purpose August 16, 2021

Five Plants That Love Being Outside Year-Round

Houseplants are awesome. But plants that spruce up your outdoor living spaces need their time in the sun, too. Here are some of our favorites that’ll thrive throughout the seasons.

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Passion & Purpose August 02, 2021

Meet Resident Lois Carter, Former Cheerleader and Sports Illustrated Cover Star

Brookdale resident Lois Carter was a cheerleader on the field at Syracuse University in 1960, when a photographer from Sports Illustrated captured her image.

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Passion & Purpose July 29, 2021

9 Hobbies for Seniors Who are Ready for a Fun-Filled Retirement

Some say retirement is a chance to slow down—we say it’s a time when the sky’s the limit. An unmarked calendar is truly exciting, and we’ve got some ideas for interesting hobbies you can begin to explore.

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Passion & Purpose July 06, 2021

Planning Outdoor Adventures for Seniors

Bring on the fresh air, cool breezes and blue skies with a few outdoor activity ideas for seniors — and some tips to keep in mind when planning them.

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Passion & Purpose, COVID-19 June 28, 2021

This 70-Year-Old Zumba Instructor is Dancing Through the Pandemic

When Donna discovered Zumba in 2011, she instantly knew it was for her. In 2013, she became a certified Zumba instructor and began her classes at a local church with seniors in mind.

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