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.

One Life Every Minute

Brookdale Senior Living February 16, 2017

Cardiac deaths among men have declined over the last 25 years, but disease rates in women have not experienced the same downward trend. Learn to recognize the warning signs and how ... Read more

Your Holistic Guide to a Healthier Heart

Brookdale Senior Living February 15, 2017

When people try to strengthen their heart they usually do so by improving their physical health, like being more active and quitting smoking. While this is valuable, it’s only part ... Read more

Personalized Living: A Creative Response to Aging

Kim Estes February 06, 2017

Seniors always catch my eye when I’m out and about. Whether I’m at the grocery store, stopping at the bank or ducking into the drugstore, that’s who draws my attention. ... Read more

7 Tricks for Mastering the Art of Heart-Healthy Shopping

Brookdale Senior Living February 01, 2017

Healthy grocery shopping doesn’t have to be a chore. Keep it interesting with these tips to stock your pantry and refrigerator with heart-healthy ingredients. Read more

Tips for Dealing with Caregiver Frustration

Juliet Holt Klinger January 23, 2017

Caregiving at home for a person living with dementia evokes many emotions, and there’s no question that frustration is one of them. I know sometimes it may seem as if ... Read more

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