Bernie Block

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.

Computers - Love Them or Hate Them Or I Really Don't Care!

Category: Resident Blogs March 22, 2017

With over 50 percent of seniors now using a computer, this market finally crossed that magic percentage mark. I've owned and used one since 1975, or for 42 years. When I bought-leased my first one, it was more than $10,000 for a keyboard, cpu, and pr... Read more

The Status of the Future of Health and Mobile Tech

Category: Resident Blogs March 15, 2017

Here is some updated news for this important market--Predicted, and Are They There Yet? It was reported by the California Health Care Foundation that the Mobile Health App Market in 2015 would reach $23 billion; a study by the U of Michigan said this... Read more

What a Wonderful Gift for Some of Your Grandchildren

Category: Resident Blogs March 08, 2017

I have eight grandchildren and this year I decided to make their birthday gift worthwhile....give them money they could use to start generating even more income than just a "money gift!"...and push them a little bit to become an entrepreneur or an in... Read more

All is Well That Ends Well

Category: Resident Blogs March 01, 2017

Sorry I had to miss writing a column for the past week. Here's what happened. My second daughter's cancer thyroid & lymph operation was held and seemed to have been caught before more of the cancer spread; now on the way to recovery. The divorce of m... Read more

There Could Be a Shark in Your Future

Category: Resident Blogs February 15, 2017

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

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