We’ve assembled some of the information we have in the form of announcements and blog posts to help you find the information you need during the COVID-19 crisis.

COVID-19 A Return to Phase Two

July 3, 2020 Mayor Cooper announced that Nashville is returning to a modified Phase Two due to the escalating number of positive COVID-19 cases confirmed in the county. As noted in previous memos, Blakeford will continue monitoring our data and phases as well as the county’s movement through the phases to determine our best plan... Read more »

COVID-19 Phase Three

Phase Three Changes for Independent Living Starting Monday, June 22nd: Guest Visitation We will begin allowing limited guest visitation into Independent Living under the following parameters: Visitation days will alternate for each tower. See the schedule for your tower’s designated visitation days for the next two weeks of Phase Three. You may have two (2)... Read more »

COVID-19 Protocols

Posted April 25, 2020 As we continue to navigate the COVID-19 situation, we are committed to keeping our community informed every step of the way. Like many senior living communities, we are prepared and well-equipped to handle situations like this. We are taking the highest level of precaution to keep our residents, patients, and employees... Read more »

COVID-19 Statement

March 24, 2020 To our Blakeford community: As we continue to navigate the COVID-19 situation, we are committed to keeping our community informed every step of the way. We know that you may have many questions during this unsettling time. Like many senior living communities, we are prepared and well-equipped to handle situations like this.... Read more »

COVID-19 Testing Policy for Sitters

July 9, 2020 As a community, both here at Blakeford and in Nashville, we are continuing efforts to flatten the COVID-19 curve and move forward to reopening. As part of these efforts, Blakeford looks daily to the guidelines established for senior communities by the CDC, CMS, and the Tennessee Department of Health. The department of... Read more »

Five Ways Seniors Can Stay Happy and Healthy While Self-Isolating

Everyone has a part to play in slowing the spread of COVID-19 and protecting the most vulnerable from the disease—which is why we must practice social distancing right now. Just because you have to stay home for your own good doesn’t mean you can’t have a front-row seat to life’s pleasures and inspirations. Here are… Read more »

Five Ways to Stay Emotionally Well While Staying at Home

In these extraordinary times, when we are being urged to “go home and stay home,” it can be easy to slide into a gloomy mood. Fortunately, there are some tips and tricks you can take to help you stay serene and even upbeat while you socially distance. Look for Inspirational Stories Every day we’re bombarded… Read more »

Remote Medical Visits Can Protect Your Health and Help Flatten the COVID-19 Curve

As COVID-19 spreads across the United States like wildfire, sitting in a doctor’s waiting room with other patients—some of whom may be infected with this novel coronavirus—can be dangerous to your health. Luckily, in this era of social distancing, you can get treated for mild and most moderate symptoms of COVID-19 without having to step… Read more »