Each holiday The Blakeford's Knitters & Knit Wits group knits hats and blankets for infants and the homeless as part of their annual service project. A selection of hats go to newborn babies at Nashville General Hospital at Meharry.
Antonique Dotson returns to The Blakeford after participating in the senior living community's program with the high school's Academy of Health Sciences to prepare students to successfully take the CNA Nursing Assistant Exam.
Seniors are learning to navigate new technology to help them stay linked to loved ones and in touch with the outside world. Advances in technology also provide seniors security and their adult children peace of mind in regard to seniors’ safety. Ann Bishop, resident at The Blakeford at Green Hills and secretary of the community’s resident council and Doug Smith, CFO at The Blakeford and president of Blakeford at Home, discuss the impact new technology has on seniors.