What's New From West Boynton Beach, FL

Appearing in our Resident Council's COMMUNICATOR during the past monthly newsletter:

We've installed a newly dedicated VETERAN'S WALL OF HONOR. On this wall is listed six armed force's area: Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, and Merchant Marine, with those names, service and rank, plus pictures of the personnel involved with the various services. The Wall was dedicated on last year's Veterans Day with an elaborate ceremony.

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Taken off the Internet, was an interesting story entitled: "Living to a 100."  We will need to know, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, more about living to 100 as the number of Centenarians will go up 40% since 2000. There will be problems with finding aides, hospital space and caregivers. We are also expecting safety and connection situations, too. Sensing and remote detection markets are expected to boom (Investors take notice) and where seniors can find places to live economically will continue to be a problem--Aren't you glad you found your senior own senior living source with Brookdale!

The publication also includes the first ever CLASSIFIED AD section where residents can buy, sell items, offer a service, send Congratulations or a Thank You, request help--all for free of charge for residents, and at a cost for outside sources. 

Messages from the Resident Council President, the Executive Director are included, as well as a special column from the Resident Program Manager detailing when there are events of interest to the residents: including the Swing Era when million records were sold by 1939 and included the Big Bands era of Miller, Shaw, Ellington and Goodman. There were many projects running for Valentine's Day that were described. One notable event was the Ageless Spirit program designed to focus on the spiritual practice of kindness which can bring happiness and better health to giver and receiver.

Highlighted is the Happy Birthday list which includes the names and birthdate of residents observing this special event in part of January through the middle of February.

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ALWAYS ALLITERATIVE

This month we are using the letter "I"

 

Interesting initiatives involve important implications, 

Immediately implanting ideas involuntarily.

Indicating intensive interest

Installing impressive innovations internationally.

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Bernie is a real person who resides in one of our Brookdale communities. Many of the stories he has written are based on factual evidence from newspaper stories and other sources available to the public.  He uses his imagination in parts to help supply the “twist” at the end.  The views and opinions expressed in this blog are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Brookdale Senior Living.

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