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Blakeford News

Stay up to date with the latest senior living news and events happening at Blakeford! Read our announcements and press releases to learn more about our organization.

Woodcrest at Blakeford is Best in Music City

Woodcrest at Blakeford, our Health Center, has been named Best Nursing Home in The Tennessean’s Best of Music City Poll.

Blakeford Senior Life Tops the List

Blakeford Senior Life captured the Best Senior Living community in the Nashville Scene’s 2021 Best of Nashville Readers Poll.

Blakeford at Green Hills Featured in Good Housekeeping & Woman’s Day

In this Nashville Healthcare Profile, CEO Brian Barnes talks about Blakeford’s senior living community, its place in Nashville, and its exciting future.

LiveWell By Blakeford’s Jane Kelley Interviewed by Authority Magazine

As part of their series “5 Things You Should Do to Optimize Your Wellness After Retirement,” Authority Magazine spoke with Jane Kelley for her insight.

Blakeford’s 25th Anniversary Commemorative Magazine Available!

In celebration of our 25th Anniversary, we have published a commemorative magazine filled with archived photos, thoughtful articles, and resident features. Click the button below to view the magazine.

Blakeford’s 25th Anniversary Magazine

Tennessee Voices Podcast Interviews CEO Brian Barnes

Host David Plazas talked with Brian about the growing need to create solutions for older adults who wish to age in place in their homes with programs like LiveWell By Blakeford rather than in a senior community.

CEO Brian Barnes Featured in Article

In a recent article from, our CEO Brian Barnes shared his insights on what medical insurance, Medicare and private long-term care insurance typically cover in senior care. Check out his advice and thoughts from other experts here.

Blakeford at Green Hills is Growing!

We are planning an expansion! These exciting plans include more than 50 new apartments with nine new floor plans as well as a new full-service health and wellness center, new dining options, a new art studio, and fresh new spaces and finishes throughout the community.

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Burton Court at Blakeford Receives Quality Service Award

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Woodcrest at Blakeford Receives Quality Service Award

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