Brookdale Senior Living

Brookdale Senior Living Inc. is the leading operator of senior living communities throughout the United States. The Company is committed to providing senior living solutions primarily within properties that are designed, purpose-built and operated to provide the highest-quality service, care and living accommodations for residents. Brookdale operates independent living, assisted living, and dementia-care communities and continuing care retirement centers, with approximately 1,055 communities in 47 states and the ability to serve approximately 103,000 residents. Through its ancillary services program, the Company also offers a range of outpatient therapy, home health and hospice services.

Brookdale Salutes Our Vets: World War II Nurse Who Survived Plane Crash

Category: Brookdale Stories June 21, 2017

In 1944, nursing degree fresh in hand, 21-year-old Ruth Heckinger volunteered for the U.S. Army Nurse Corps. Two months later, she was in India and flying the “Burma Hump,” helping evacuate wounded American soldiers from China during what would be th... Read more

Everything You Should Know about the American Flag for Flag Day

Category: Brookdale Stories June 14, 2017

Few sights are as stirring to patriotic American hearts as the sight of Old Glory flying proudly against a blue sky. This year on Flag Day, June 14, millions of Americans across the country will display the American flag and honor all it represents. ... Read more

Seniors and Loneliness: Tips for Staying Connected

Category: Health & Wellness May 22, 2017

Research shows that social connection improves quality of life. But as you age, life changes and you might experience longer periods alone, which can lead to social isolation and loneliness. Here are some tips on staying connected as you age.  Read more

Brookdale Salutes Our Vets: 97-Year-Old Resident Served as Women Airforce Service Pilot in WWII

Category: Brookdale Stories May 11, 2017

In 2009, the House of Representatives awarded Jane Tedeschi the Congressional Gold Medal, one of the nation’s highest civilian honors. At the time she was one of about 300 surviving Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) who received the commendation. ... Read more

Best Ways to Honor Veterans During Military Appreciation Month

Category: Brookdale Stories May 11, 2017

Memorial Day and Veterans Day aren’t the only occasions during the year when we remember the people who serve our country in the Armed Forces. May is Military Appreciation Month. What a wonderful way to start the summer, by honoring the men and women... Read more

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