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Welcome to the Brookletts Place blog page! Blogs are short, informal, flows of thought that are written with a conversational-style, and can be on a broad range of topics. Blogs on this page are organized by topic.

Interested in Writing a Blog? 

We are always in need of bloggers! Unlike technical or creative writing, one does not need experience in writing a specific style as the blog you write would be written in your unique style. We would provide you a blog topic (or you could suggest your own topic of interest). Blogs are generally about 500 words. Please contact Manager, Childlene Brooks at cbrooks@uppershoreaging.org for more information or to volunteer. Read More

March 26, 2020

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Your parents have been there for you from the very start, and the last thing you want to do is let them down when they reach their golden years. How do you decide if that means they are ready for assisted living, and how do you approach that difficult s...

Travel Nurse

 

CRITICAL CARE & TRAVEL NURSE

Travel nurses work with agencies that broker nursing jobs in short-term increments, giving them one of the most flexible healthcare career paths. Assignments vary in length, but most travel nurses accept contracts in 8 to 26 wee...

March 2, 2020

Depression is so much more than feeling blue. Seniors who are experiencing feelings of depression can feel physical pain and discomfort, along with a decreased quality of life. If you are a senior who is dealing with depression or any other mental health concern, you d...

February 5, 2020

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September 25, 2019

As you age, it can be intimidating to think about health and wellness; after all, you may already be dealing with significant health problems. Even if you are in ideal health, your changing body and mind have different needs than those of younger folks. However, savvy...

July 10, 2019

Canes have been used for centuries and for some reason there have been few, if any, changes or modifications other than design or appearance. After three back operations and age related mobility problems, I finally decided to try a cane. At first the cane seemed to hel...

June 13, 2019

Fresh Tomato Pasta

This is one of my favorite EASY dishes, a delightful change of pace for pasta lovers. It is meant to be a  “fresh from the garden”  taste experience, that does not need the typical overload of garlic, spices and onions associated with the usual spaghe...

February 12, 2019

There’s no denying that the kitchen is truly the heart of the home. For many of us, we are filled with memories of sitting around the table with family and friends, catching up and enjoying a good meal. And those are the experiences we want to continue on for our entir...

January 10, 2019

As smart wearables become ubiquitous, we can’t help but thank the industry for reaching out to the older generations. While most wearables are geared towards fitness, a new niche market for injury prevention, specifically for seniors, has opened up.

Senior injuries

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May 17, 2018

Mobility Issues and Aging in Place

Most seniors want to stay in their own homes as long as possible. This is called “aging in place” and can help your aging loved ones remain happy throughout their later years. However, it’s not always easy, and outdated safety features...

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