Healthcare Professional Blog

Alzheimer's & Dementia May 17, 2022

How to Deliver a Person-Centered Alzheimer’s or Dementia Diagnosis

It’s not easy to tell a patient they have Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia. Here are best practices to help guide the conversation, from the values that define Brookdale’s Alzheimer’s and dementia care program and services.

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Alzheimer's & Dementia November 30, 2021

The Disproportionate Impact of Alzheimer's

A report recently released by AARP and the Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement (WAM) reviews years of data to help explain why women are disproportionately affected by Alzheimer’s disease.

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Alzheimer's & Dementia November 02, 2021

All About a Good Night’s Sleep

Alzheimer’s and dementia researchers are asking the question: does getting too little quality sleep increase the chances of getting dementia later in life?

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Alzheimer's & Dementia October 28, 2021

Your Patients Can Age with Us

Your patients with dementia need more than just a place to help keep them safe; they need a team who understands their holistic needs and how to enable their remaining abilities.

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Alzheimer's & Dementia September 14, 2021

Specialized Dementia Care Settings

In this issues brief, dementia expert Juliet Holt Klinger, Brookdale’s Senior Director of Dementia Care, urges healthcare providers from primary care physicians to emergency room departments, to ask themselves, “are we dementia-friendly?”

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