News Coverage May 24, 2021

Lodi senior living facility butterfly event: 'It’s a wonderful day and it’s a wonderful life'

It was a beautiful Thursday morning at the Brookdale Senior Living in Lodi. There was sun, clear skies and butterflies. Yes, butterflies. “It’s a wonderful day and it’s a wonderful life.” Mauriel Lautt, a resident at the facility, said.

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News Coverage May 21, 2021

‘Put some meat on the bone’ to create meaningful diversity programs

Effective diversity, equity and inclusion in programs must do more than talk about workplace fairness or train employees about bias; they also must work to counter discrimination and promote representation. That’s according to a panel of senior living and skilled nursing leaders who spoke this week during a panel titled “Finding success in increasing diversity and inclusion,” one of three sessions in the 2021 McKnight’s Women of Distinction Forum.

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News Coverage May 20, 2021

‘We are seeing the green shoots of recovery,’ Brookdale CEO says

Brookdale Senior Living is “seeing the green shoots of recovery,” President and CEO Lucinda “Cindy” Baier said yesterday at the Capital Markets Global Health Care Conference. Baier said there are “numerous indications” that the company is climbing out of recovery and reaching an inflection point.

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News Coverage May 17, 2021

7 Signs Someone is Getting Alzheimer's, According to Experts

Brookdale's own Juliet Holt Klinger helps families better understand what the signs to look for when a loved one may have Alzheimer's.  "In the early stages, you may begin to notice that the person isn't as active or pursuing their hobbies and interests as they normally would. They may drop out of a beloved card club or take a pass at the opportunity to go on a trip," says Juliet Holt Klinger, Gerontologist and Senior Director of Dementia Care for Brookdale Senior Living. "As cognitive issues become more of a challenge for the person, they may withdraw themselves from activities that could place them in a position to have their deficits highlighted, especially in front of friends or family, for fear of being judged."

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News Coverage May 17, 2021

Local hero and veteran Richard Andrew shares story for Armed Forces Day

National Armed Forces Day is Saturday, which is a day to honor military heroes. So, FOX 32 talked to the one and only 96-year-old Richard Andrew, who has many amazing war stories from his time in World War II.

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