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.

How long do you want to live?

Carol Cummings, BSN, RN October 10, 2016

A recent analysis by Dr. Jan Vijg and his team at Albert Einstein College suggests that the upper limit of longevity tops out at around 115 years old. These findings, ... Read more

A Relationship that Weathered Lewy Body Dementia: Robin Williams and Susan Schneider Williams

Juliet Holt Klinger October 04, 2016

One of the most compelling accounts of sustaining a relationship with a loved one with dementia has just come from Susan Schneider Williams, wife of the late comedian Robin Williams. ... Read more

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Carol Cummings, BSN, RN October 03, 2016

Every two to three minutes a woman in the US is diagnosed with breast cancer.  I personally know one woman who was diagnosed this year, one who was diagnosed last ... Read more

Men are Caregivers Too

Juliet Holt Klinger September 26, 2016

When we think of a caregiver for someone with dementia, a picture of a woman normally comes to mind for most of us. After all, approximately two-thirds of caregivers are ... Read more

Explaining Dementia to Children

Juliet Holt Klinger September 12, 2016

There was recently this article in the Minneapolis Star Tribune about an unlikely connection between children and elders living with dementia reaping huge rewards for all involve When we talk ... Read more

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