What is the Difference Between Dementia and Alzheimer’s in Seniors?

A woman helps care for an elderly woman walking outside

When loved ones are diagnosed with a memory disorder, like Alzheimer’s disease, it’s sometimes referred to as dementia. The two words are sometimes used interchangeably, but they are not necessarily the same thing. It’s simple: Dementia is a general term for brain disorders, including Alzheimer’s Disease, Vascular dementia, Lewy Body Dementia and Young Onset Dementia […]

Aging with Grace: The Difference Between Skilled Nursing vs. Memory Care

Happy senior women painting outside

When exploring the right care for your aging loved one, it’s important to select a facility that understands the difference between skilled nursing vs. memory care. In this article, we’ll explain each type of care so you can make informed healthcare decisions for your loved one.   In short: Skilled nursing is tailored to the physical […]

Fun Summer Activities for Senior Citizens at Brentwood

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Summer is the time of the year that everyone looks forward to because there’s so many possibilities for fun, no matter how old we are! The Brentwood activities team provides a wealth of fun summer activities for senior citizens. Whether our residents are with us for our leading skilled nursing services or for our social […]

Assisted Living or Skilled Nursing: 3 Reasons We Offer Both

A nurse assisting a resident at an assisted living community with skilled nursing.

When searching for a senior living facility, many places have you choose between assisted living or skilled nursing. At Brentwood, you don’t have to choose just one. Typically, assisted living and skilled nursing are considered two completely different forms of care. Assisted living is generally considered a more residential type of care for seniors who […]

What You Should Look for in a Senior Living Community

Bobby Nero

Finding the best senior living community for your loved one is an important decision to make. For over 30 years, Brentwood has provided quality care at the highest standard of assisted living. We want to use our expertise to share with you what to look for when touring a senior living community. Watch the video […]

Quality Food Service: Senior Living’s Most Important Factor

Bobby Nero

Quality Care Starts with Quality Food The truth is great, personalized care starts with great, personalized food. No matter your loved one’s needs, whether it be assisted living, skilled nursing or memory care, part of their recovery and continuous health depends on consistently receiving delicious, nutritious food. For years, Brentwood has made it a priority […]

Why You Should Move to a Senior Living Community Like Brentwood

Joe Cronauer and Brent Classen

Joe Cronauer from WKYC interviewed Brent Classen, President of Brentwood Healthcare Center, on how we can support you and your loved ones. Watch below and keep reading to learn what to look for in a senior living community. Why Move to a Senior Living Community We often start researching senior living communities when an older […]

4 Services that Qualify for Senior Living Insurance

Bobby Nero

It can be daunting to figure out how to pay to live in a senior living community. Thankfully, the services you need will most likely be covered by senior living insurance. Depending on the type of insurance you have, it will either offset the cost or fully cover your level of care. Watch the video […]

Brentwood Takes Care of Your Evolving Needs

Bobby Nero

Choosing the right senior living community for your loved one starts with thorough research. Is their care and staff amongst the best in my area? How is the food prepared and is it both delicious and nutritious? Will there be events and activities for Grandma to attend to socialize and stay active? Most importantly, can […]