News Coverage April 02, 2021

Brookdale Heritage Plaza 'Rosie the Riveter' receives Congressional Gold Medal

Juanita Eggers was still in high school when the Japanese bombed the United States naval yard at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Her aunt and uncle were stationed on the island when the attack occurred, and no one was sure if they were safe. Her family spent a fraught 20 hours listening to radio broadcasts, hoping for good news. While her family members were unharmed, this was the first time World War II directly impacted Eggers' life. The second was when she became a real-life “Rosie the Riveter.” On Thursday, Eggers was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal in recognition of her service during an afternoon ceremony at Brookdale Senior Living in Albany on Thursday.

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News Coverage March 29, 2021

Brookdale Destin Florida Tells COVID Love Story

For a two-week period, Patricia Halprin couldn’t see her husband of 63 years. She and Edwin Halprin, 81, live only a football field apart in separate rooms at Brookdale Destin, but COVID-19 had made its way into the assisted living facility, keeping them apart for their health. 

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News Coverage March 15, 2021

'This wonderful number 103:' senior living facility celebrates birthday of 103 year old resident who beat COVID-19

Brookdal Cushing Park resident David Levenson celebrates his 103rd birthday at a socially distanced celebration. Check out the full story with photos from the event. 

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News Coverage March 12, 2021

Dateline: Life After Lockdown - Reconnecting...at last

Dateline recently shared the heartwarming reunions with Brookdale West Bay residents and their families after the doors finally opened for limited contact with visitors after a year of lockdown.

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News Coverage March 05, 2021

Local Latina woman felt it was her duty to get COVID-19 vaccine

Mireya Ochoa, an associate of Brookdale Salem AL, received her second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, and it left her with much more than a tingling feeling. WDBJ 7 in Roanoke spoke with Mireya on her reasons why she received the vaccine. Click to see her story. 

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