Brookdale Blogs

3 Ways You Can Transition from Caregiver to Advocate

When caregivers choose to partner with a person like a paid caregiver or a resource like a senior community to make sure their loved one is getting the care they deserve, it can be difficult to make the mental transition from “caregiver” to “advocate.” Fortunately, we’re here to help!

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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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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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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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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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