Brookdale’s research seeks to improve the health, well-being, and quality of care for older adults throughout
New York City.



Through Sadin Institute for Law and Public Policy, Brookdale pioneered the field of elder law.


Professional Development

Professionals at all levels come to Brookdale to keep pace with complex and rapidly changing fields.


What I am thinking about is how we bridge what seems to me an inevitable distance between young workers and the older people with whom they work, how we get past the myths and ideologies about aging which can distort our vision and interfere with our ability to hear what older people are saying to us.

Rose Dobrof

The Brookdale Blog

  • 29db-arbitration1-superjumbo

U.S. to Bar Arbitration Clauses in Nursing Home Contracts

October 3rd, 2016|0 Comments

The federal Department of Health and Human Services took a huge step forward in the fight against elder abuse last week, issuing new rules that improve consumer protections for almost 1.5 million Americans in nursing homes. Read more

  • alzheimer-66ev0n5vzxoph9rfxozycvsxvnoidks7m7r759ugul6

Join Us in Supporting Those Affected by Alzheimer’s Diagnosis

September 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

Over the past six months, our staff at Brookdale has introduced training on Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias (ADRD) through our existing programs designed to train workforces in the field of aging. Our involvement with Read more

  • Dobrof Rose

Commemorating Brookdale Founder Dr. Rose Dobrof

September 7th, 2016|0 Comments

It’s only fitting that we launch the Brookdale Center for Healthy Aging’s new website by commemorating our remarkable and beloved founder Dr. Rose Dobrof, who died last October, a month shy of her 91st birthday. Read more