Lori Hill

While details and dedication are Lori Hill’s mantra, serving seniors is her passion. The call to offer compassion for seniors is what led her to Brookdale, where she is the project manager for Optimum Life Engagement and copy editor for Brookdale’s Optimum Life magazine. Lori’s calling is evident at work and at home, where she provides loving care for her mother Marlene who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 2012. Lori has spent her career in marketing, copywriting/editing and has managed integrated marketing programs for more than 50 top consumer brands. In her spare time, you can find her writing, traveling or live tweeting her favorite shows.

How Cultural Values Impact Caregiving

Category: Caregiving October 27, 2017

Caregiving is a role that spans across every population including religion and ethnicity. However the differences in caring for a loved one, especially culturally, often vary and may include traditions ... Read more

Three Tips for Taking Care of Yourself as a Caregiver

Category: Caregiving August 31, 2017

An old adage says, “You can’t take care of others if you can’t take care of yourself.”  We’ve all heard variations on this longstanding quote but the meaning is still ... Read more

Caregiving on Vacation: Four Tips for Traveling with your Loved One

Category: Caregiving June 08, 2017

Summer is the time for vacations and fun in the sun, but caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s or another dementia can be challenging, especially in fiercely hot weather. ... Read more

Caregiving as a Calling and Not a Title

Category: Caregiving March 30, 2017

As the daughter of an extraordinary woman living with Alzheimer’s, often people who meet us together for the first time will ask me if I am also ‘Marlene’s caregiver.’ The ... Read more

Caregiving Around the Holidays: Celebrating New Traditions

Category: Caregiving December 19, 2016

Ahh, the holiday season is in full swing. Retail stores are bustling with shoppers trying to find that perfect gift for those on their holiday list and perhaps buy a ... Read more