Bernie Block is a 90+ year-old Brookdale resident who writes about the major decisions he has made throughout his life. He also shares stories affecting 60-plus senior lifestyles. Bernie uses the second part of his blog to report senior news headlines and ends each article with a one-line senior joke.
There Could Be a Shark in Your Future
One of my grandchildren, Jason Lucash, just released his company's catalog, a conglomerate "The Origaudio Difference," of 120 pages aiming to ensure adventure, creativity and a general do-it-your way attitude covering elite premium electronic equipme... Read more
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 M... Read more
What Happened At Our Last Resident Council Meeting
With at least one third of our residents attending, our last meeting brought forth many complaints, mostly concerning the kitchen and the dining room areas, and covered these topics Food was not served hot enough for all parts of the main course. Wh... Read more
What's An Ombudsman?
I've heard the term often during my journalistic career at our Resident Council meetings, especially when residents need help against management. According to copy from the Internet's "Wikipedia," an OMBUDSMAN is a public advocate appointed by the g... Read more
How I Became The Family Chef
It's a simple story. While recovering from an illness, part of the routine was my sister used to come to my nearby apartment and taught me the basics of cooking, which I enjoyed since athletics was limited during my recovery. After nine months of les... Read more
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