TMG Cares Volunteers Spread Love and Joy to Brookdale Memory Care in Vancouver

In a heartwarming display of compassion and community spirit, ten TMG Cares volunteers from the TMG Family of Companies recently joined forces with the dedicated staff at Brookdale Memory Care in Vancouver, Washington. Together, they orchestrated a memorable Valentine's Day celebration, spreading love and joy to the residents who experience varying levels of memory loss due to dementia and Alzheimer's.

Navigating the intricacies of memory care, the TMG Cares volunteers helped to create an inclusive and engaging environment for all residents. Volunteers hand-crafted and delivered over 190 handmade valentines adorned the space, each crafted with care to brighten the day of those who may struggle to recall past memories.

From crafting personalized cards and miniature paintings to constructing Valentine's Day-themed cookie houses, there was no shortage of creative activities to capture the residents' attention and spark moments of joy. Despite the challenges posed by memory loss, the volunteers and staff worked tirelessly to ensure that every individual felt valued and included in the festivities. Many residents were spotted opening and appreciating their cards again and again.

Amidst the laughter and camaraderie, the classic game of Bingo emerged as a beloved pastime, providing residents with a familiar and enjoyable activity to engage in. Led by the spirited TMG Cares volunteers and supported by the attentive Brookdale staff, residents enthusiastically participated, cherishing the shared moments of laughter and friendly competition, and enjoyed candy prizes along the way as winners shouted out "Bingo!".

Beyond the festivities, the TMG Cares volunteers demonstrated a deep commitment to fostering meaningful connections with the residents. Whether through heartfelt conversations or simple acts of companionship, their presence brought comfort and joy to those navigating the complexities of memory loss.

As the day came to a close, there was a palpable sense of gratitude and fulfillment among residents, volunteers, and staff alike. Through their selfless dedication and acts of kindness, the TMG Cares volunteers succeeded in brightening the lives of those in need, leaving behind a lasting legacy of love and compassion.

In a world where memory loss can create barriers to connection and communication, moments like these serve as powerful reminders of the importance of compassion and community. As we reflect on this heartwarming experience, let us be inspired to continue spreading love and joy, and be reminded that together we can enrich the lives of others and fostering a sense of belonging for all.

Brookdale Senior Living

About Community Partner Brookdale Senior Living

Mission Statement: Enriching the lives of those we serve with compassion, respect, excellence and integrity.


Every day is an opportunity for Brookdale associates to deeply connect with people in a profound and personal way. For our residents, we provide comfortable lifestyles and caring environments, with opportunities to improve wellness, fulfill lifelong wishes, and stay connected with friends and loved ones. And for those seeking help and information about senior living, we offer answers to their questions and solutions for meeting the unique and individual needs of each resident and their family.

It all starts with listening to and understanding the unmet needs of those we are talking with; their hopes and uncertainties for themselves or for loved ones. Then we partner with them to determine a solution designed to help enrich their lives. We believe that growing older doesn’t mean the options for enjoying life have to shrink. Our philosophy is that we’re all aging, but that should never keep us from living.

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