Health & Wellness

Kim Estes, senior vice president of clinical services, writes about issues that affect men and women as they age. From planning for long-term care to getting more sleep, this is your one-stop-shop for all things aging.

Holidays and Dementia: Three Tips for Reducing Your Stress

Juliet Holt Klinger December 07, 2017

The holidays can be stressful. Planning, shopping and cooking keep us all very busy. Add dementia to the mix, and the holidays can become downright overwhelming. For care partners, balancing ... Read more

How to Reduce Holiday Loneliness for Seniors

Carol Cummings, BSN, RN December 05, 2017

It’s the holiday season, and for most of us that means we are busy traveling, attending parties and shopping. But for many seniors, this time of year is isolating and ... Read more

Seven Gift Ideas for the Seniors on Your Holiday Shopping List

Carol Cummings, BSN, RN November 20, 2017

Few things are more gratifying than finding the perfect holiday gift for your loved ones. I love shopping for my friends and family, wrapping up their gifts and watching their ... Read more

Are You at Risk for Social Isolation?

Brookdale Senior Living November 18, 2017

Did you know one in six seniors faces physical, cultural or geographic barriers that isolate them from their peers and communities? Take our helpful quiz to see if you are ... Read more

How to Live Your Best Life with a Dementia Diagnosis

Juliet Holt Klinger November 13, 2017

November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month and each year at this time I reflect on the new information and experiences that impacted me over the past year. After 30 ... Read more

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