Brookdale Blogs

Senior Living 101 May 03, 2021

How to Find Your Circle of Friends in Senior Living

Unless you’re a super extrovert, moving into a senior living community has perhaps sparked some anxieties about making friends. Here are some tips on how to find your circle.

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Senior Living 101 April 20, 2021

The Upside To Downsizing Your Life

Downsizing can be an emotional experience. Letting go of a home built with memories is a process. Where do you start? We’re here to help you find the upside to downsizing.

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Senior Living 101 April 16, 2021

How to Make Your Apartment Feel Like Home, According to Brookdale Residents

Moving isn’t always the easiest thing to do. What do you pack? What don’t you need to bring? How do you make it feel like home? We asked a few of our residents for advice on moving into a senior living apartment.

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Senior Living 101 April 08, 2021

How Senior Living Has Evolved Over the Years

Today, modern senior living may seem commonplace, but it’s actually a fairly recent development in senior care. Let’s take a look at the journey from 19th-century almshouses to today’s senior living communities.

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Senior Living 101 March 31, 2021

5 Ways to Help Ease the Transition to Senior Living

The transition to a senior living community can be an emotional roller coaster for both you and the new resident. What might help ease the butterflies in your stomach? Being proactive about helping your loved one settle into their new home!

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