If something seems a little different to you the next time you are near Sterling House of Great Bend, don’t be surprised. Its new name of Brookdale Great Bend will reflect its connection to the Brookdale senior living family and the large network of services it provides for senior adults. Not only is Sterling House of Great Bend changing its name, so are other Brookdale communities across Kansas.
“We are very excited about this change,” said Joy Crawford, executive director of Sterling House of Great Bend. “Becoming a part of Brookdale shows that we are a part of something bigger and that we are engaged in a nationwide mission to provide seniors with the highest quality care, service and living accommodations.”
Brookdale, headquartered near Nashville, is the nation’s largest operator of senior living services. With approximately 1,150 communities in 46 states, Brookdale operates independent living, assisted living, and dementia-care communities and continuing care retirement centers.
“At a Brookdale community, you know the people who work there have a passion for helping seniors and finding them solutions to the needs in their lives,” Crawford continued. “Our associates have always provided exemplary care for our residents and that will not change. We are proud of the care we have provided in Great Bend and the Barton County area in the past and look forward to continuing to provide and elevating that level of care in the future as part of the Brookdale family.”