Brookdale Blogs

Getting Enough Sleep?

Carol Cummings, BSN, RN February 22, 2016

Do you get at least 7 hours of sleep per night? According to a recent study by the Centers for Disease Control, one-third of people will answer no to that ... Read more

Happy New Year with an Aging Loved One

Carol Cummings, BSN, RN January 04, 2016

While many of us are coming in to the New Year vowing to get healthier or improve our finances, others are facing major life changes. For some those changes come ... Read more

5 Ways a Move to Senior Living Can Increase Well-Being

Carol Cummings, BSN, RN August 17, 2015

The choice to move to senior living can be difficult and emotionally charged. Most people understandably prefer to stay at home as long as possible. But, what I have learned ... Read more

Tips for Multigenerational Vacations

Carol Cummings, BSN, RN July 06, 2015

There is nothing like summer vacation to lift the spirits- except perhaps spending time with grandchildren. Put the two together and you can have a taste of heaven. I had ... Read more

Being Grateful

Carol Cummings, BSN, RN June 08, 2015

There is much recent attention being paid to the spiritual practice of gratitude. It is not an exaggeration to say a grateful spirit has the power to transform a life. ... Read more