Author: Blakeford

Music & Memory: An Interview with Dan Cohen

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When the team at Blakeford at Green Hills was introduced to the non-profit program Music & Memory, we wanted to be a part of their mission – to bring personalized music into the lives of our residents, helping improve their quality of life. After our certification in the Spring of 2015, a small group of Blakeford team members… Read more »

Celebrating 20 Years of Service – Creating Community

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Blakeford has been committed to providing innovative and compassionate levels of service for 20 years since opening our doors in 1996. Board Chairman Luke Gregory talks about how that is even more true in 2016 and how Blakeford will continue to grow into the future.  

Looking Back at 20 Years of Team Members

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For 20 years Blakeford has been blessed with a compassionate, motivated, and service-centered community of employees. This photo collage is a fun look back at some of the memories of the last 20 years.

Celebrating 20 Years of Service – The Beginning of Blakeford

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Blakeford Counsel Chris Was has been with Blakeford since it was just an idea. Here he recalls the early days of the Nashville senior community known as Blakeford at Green Hills. The community set out to be the premier provider of senior living options and through the hard work of the board of directors, leadership,… Read more »

Technology: A Tool for Living Longer at Home

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 . . .

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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, 20 years ago today the very first Blakeford residents… Read more »