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May 3, 2017 – Book Talk with Phyllis Chinlund

Please join the Brookdale Center for Healthy Aging, in partnership with Silberman Aging at the Silberman School of Social Work, for an opportunity to meet author Phyllis Chinlund – a 1989 graduate of Hunter College School of Social Work and former geriatric social worker and documentary filmmaker – for a book talk on her recently released memoir Looking Back from the Gate: A Story of Love, Art, and Dementia.


By |April 7th, 2017|

Friday, April 7, 2017, 12-4 PM

By |March 7th, 2017|

Brookdale Author Releases Book

Brookdale staff member Shira Birnbaum recently released "Therapeutic Communication in Mental Health Nursing" (Routledge).

By |February 28th, 2017|

Aging in Uncertain Times – Register Now!

This FREE full-day community-based event will feature networking opportunities and a selection of presentations and workshops from a range of stakeholders in the field of aging.

By |February 28th, 2017|

The Impact of an ACA Repeal on Older Adult Immigrants

Older immigrants are one of the demographic groups which will be affected adversely by the White House’s planned repeal of the Affordable Care Act. The ACA offered a guaranteed-issue private-insurance option for recently arrived older non-citizens, a population which cannot access Medicare and which is eligible for Medicaid in only a handful of states.

By |January 30th, 2017|

U.S. to Bar Arbitration Clauses in Nursing Homes

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.

By |October 3rd, 2016|Tags: , , |

Supporting Those Affected by Alzheimer’s

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.

By |September 23rd, 2016|Tags: , , , , |

Commemorating Dr. Rose Dobrof

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.

By |September 7th, 2016|