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Technology: A Tool for Living Longer at Home

Have you struggled keeping up with your children and grandchildren with the use of technology in your life? Do you wonder if technology is more a benefit than a curse? Do you question whether you are really better off with technology? If you’re asking these questions, you’re not alone. We all have these questions! The …READ MORE

7 Signs Your Aging Parents Need Extra Help

While their 84-year-old father recovered at a rehabilitation facility after landing in the hospital with symptoms of a mini-stroke, the Jones (not their real name) siblings took the opportunity to do some cleaning at his house. Opening the fridge, they were shocked to find layers of mold, hardened food and multiple jars of the same …READ MORE

Celebrating 20 Years Through Photos

It would be impossible to post 20 years of worth of photos. They number into the hundreds. Throughout the year, we will post as many as we are able but, to start, we’ve compiled a sampling of photos in this video. We hope you enjoy!

Jim & Mary Ruth: A Story of Love & Music

The first time I met Jim and Mary Ruth I was immediately struck by the love these two share for each other. All he has to do is walk in the room and Mary Ruth’s face beams. In 65 years of marriage, Jim and Mary Ruth have experienced much together. One of the many things they …READ MORE

The Gift of Spiritual Care in a Senior Community

While Blakeford at Green Hills is not a faith-based community, we value the importance of the spiritual needs of residents, their families, and our team members. In fact, when developing our Six Dimensions of WellLife we knew it was imperative to include a spiritual dimension as part of addressing the whole person. At Blakeford, we …READ MORE

It Was 20 Years Ago Today . . .

Happy New Year and welcome to 2016! With the simple flip of a calendar page and the stroke of the second hand at midnight, we’ve gone from 2015 into a new and exciting year. For all of us at Blakeford, this New Year’s Day is particularly significant. You see, twenty years ago today the very first Blakeford residents …READ MORE

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