News Coverage May 15, 2021

Brookdale Senior Living unveils new flag

Old Glory is flying once again outside Brookdale Senior Living in Alexandria. The center dedicated a new flag on Monday, June 14. Last year, both hurricanes destroyed both the flag and the flag pole. In honor of Flag Day, Brookdale dedicated a new pole, an American flag and a Louisiana flag. The staff says they’re proud to display it once again. “Any opportunity that we can have to celebrate our veterans and their spouses, we take advantage of that. And, so it’s a great day to be barbequing and have our residents out before it gets too hot and just about them. It’s a celebration for our residents and for veterans,” Kimberly Pepitone, Sales for Brookdale Senior Living.

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News Coverage May 14, 2021

The Pandemic Got Seniors to Buy Groceries Online. That Might Not Last.

When the pandemic hit the Brookdale Chambrel senior living community in Williamsburg, Virginia, Nancy Crowell knew hopping in the car and heading to the local Harris Teeter supermarket was now out of the question. The virus was spreading fast, and Brookdale’s residents were being encouraged to stay put. Staff set up computers in the main common room and began teaching residents how to open online accounts to order groceries.

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News Coverage May 08, 2021

Biloxi nurse reflects on 52 years of working in the field

After the tough year we’ve had, many people have been called to pitch in more, especially our nurses. Emily Pharr has been a nurse since 1969 and loves helping people. She’s worked in small clinics for rural communities and home health for several years, treating patients in hospice and others with mental disabilities.

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News Coverage May 07, 2021

Brookdale Hits Occupancy Inflection Point, Sees ‘Everything You Can Imagine’ from Competitors

Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD) made forward progress on its occupancy rate in the first quarter of 2021, and CEO Cindy Baier is hopeful that the pandemic is waning. But, she also described a highly competitive environment and anticipates pricing pressure in the months ahead.

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News Coverage April 27, 2021

After Sad Mother’s Day 2020, Vaccines Offer Sweet Reunions

While COVID-19 may have put a damper on Mother's Day last year, vaccines are offering a new chance at reunions for families this year. Sondra Green, a resident at Brookdale Battery Park City, will get the chance to see and hug her son Leland Stein for the first time in a year. 

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