Chesterfield, Missouri (October 30, 2012) – On the evening of Tuesday, October 30th, former St. Louis Cardinals Player, Albert Pujols visits staff member Ethan Schroeder at Brooking Park. He was kind enough to walk throughout the various neighborhoods within the community to visit with the residents. Pujols received smiles and well wishes as if he were still a part of the St. Louis Cardinals. Schroder is also a member of the Pujols Family Foundation, which is a national not-for-profit agency that not only supports children living with Down syndrome, but to help improve the quality of life through faith and family.
Latest rankings released by U.S. News and World Report’s Best Nursing Homes 2012
(CHESTERFIELD, Missouri /February 10, 2012) – According to U.S. News and World Report‘s latest quarterly update of nursing home rankings, Brooking Park, a 37-bed Continuing-Care Retirement Community in Chesterfield, ranks among top tier best nursing homes in Missouri.
Music Therapy Use Growing In Retirement Communities
(CHESTERFIELD, Missouri /February 6, 2012) – Brooking Park resident Patrick Elder, 83, sings songs – not just for fun, but because it’s good for his health. For older adults, music therapy enhances their quality of life, helping them maintain key functioning skills and stimulating their mind, according to Amy Roberts, head of Brooking Park’s Music Therapy Program.
(From our publication, Worry Less Times, Spring, 2011) – Inez Mixon’s face lights up when she talks about two things – her family and her stay at The Avalon at Brooking Park. The Avalon has helped make it possible for Inez to continue to enjoy her family and her life. “I love it here,” Inez said. “Everyone is so friendly and it’s made a very positive difference in how I live my life.”
(CHESTERFIELD, Missouri /February 6, 2011) – Brooking Park Senior Living Counselor Susan Signorino, MSW, was selected as one of 10 Dedicated and Deserving Social Workers for Social Work Today magazine.