Carol Cummings, BSN, RN

Carol Cummings, BSN, RN is a nationally recognized expert on senior health and well-being. For the past 15 years she has worked for Brookdale as a wellness professional at the community and corporate levels. In her current role as the senior director of Optimum Life® engagement and innovation for Brookdale, Carol is responsible for the creation of programs and services designed to integrate whole person wellness into Brookdale’s culture. Carol earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Northern Illinois University.

Five Tips for Making Friends in Senior Living

Category: Health & Wellness September 04, 2017

I recently learned of four 91 year old women who have been friends for 74 years. The friends formed a “sorority” in their high school days and have shared life’s ... Read more

Dealing with Aging Parents: How to be an Advocate

Category: Health & Wellness May 01, 2017

Most of us who have the good fortune of seeing our parents live in to their older years will at some point find ourselves in the role of caregiver. Caregiving ... Read more

Falls in Older Adults

Category: Optimum Life August 15, 2016

  One of the greatest health concerns for older adults is that of falls. Each year in the United States, one in three people over the age of 65 has ... Read more

Immunizations for Older Adults

Category: Health & Wellness August 08, 2016

Around the country kids are beginning to head back to school, signaling the beginning to the end of summer. Why does it go by so fast? The end of summer ... Read more

Health Benefits of Pets

Category: Health & Wellness July 11, 2016

The beauty that can come from the interaction between humans and nature is quite amazing, especially that between people and pets. Read more

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