Tag: senior living

Transportation Options for Older Adults in Nashville

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Recently I met with a lovely couple and they were imagining what life would be like when they could no longer safely drive a car. Needing assistance with transportation is one of the primary reasons people feel that they need to move to a retirement community or to make a major change in their lifestyles. We… Read more »

Celebrating 20 Years of Service – Creating a Legacy

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Van Cluck has been a part of Blakeford at Green Hills since 2001 – first as the Chief Financial Officer and now as the President and CEO. He has seen the changes that have taken place in our community over the years but he’s also looking forward to continued innovation and integrity as Blakeford moves… 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.  

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 »

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!

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 »

A Year of Community: Reflecting on 2015

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“It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year!” is one of my very favorite songs of the season. When it’s time to roll out the Christmas music it is always one of the first songs I want to hear. Because aside from all the hustle and bustle and cheer and goodwill and gifts and parties and…(you get… Read more »

Our Life Enrichment and Wellness Team – Creating a Spirit of Belonging

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Every day, the members of our Life Enrichment and Wellness team work to promote a positive and healthy wellbeing and belonging for each Blakeford resident. The team is made up of creative and compassionate people who love what they do and value the importance of our residents. From outings and events to games and music, the… Read more »