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 Hospice Volunteer Spotlight: Maddie

Category: Brookdale Stories April 26, 2017

You won’t find most teens spending time with senior citizens on a Friday afternoon, let alone seniors in hospice. But Maddie, from Brownsburg, Indiana, isn’t like other kids her age. On top of school work and a part-time job at the library, this high... Read more

Celebrating National Sibling Day: A Brookdale Resident Reunites with her Brothers

Category: Brookdale Stories April 10, 2017

Sibling relationships are often the longest friendships of our lives. For Rama McCarty, 87, that is true of her relationship with her brothers, Cordell and Duell. Neither distance nor the effects of early stage dementia could shake their loving bond.... Read more

Say What? Deciphering Common Senior Care Jargon

Category: Caregiving April 02, 2017

The doctor says your 70-year-old mother is “exhibiting symptoms of middle-stage Alzheimer’s disease with moderately severe decline, with co-morbidities including diabetes and hypertension.” The caseworker recommends “initial respite care and skilled ... Read more

A Senior's Aging Eyes: Five Reasons to Visit an Optometrist in March

Category: Health & Wellness March 16, 2017

As we age, we experience changes to our body and health in many different ways. Some things happen suddenly and are noticeable; others creep up on us slowly. That’s why we are encouraged to be proactive about our health and regularly visit a doctor f... Read more

Senior Nutrition: Five Tips to Help Your Loved One Eat

Category: Health & Wellness March 09, 2017

Every parent knows good nutrition is critical for your kids, and getting them to eat well can be an ongoing struggle. But what if you’re also caring for an aging parent? Ensuring seniors eat well can be even more frustrating than getting children to ... Read more

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