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.

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

Getting Enough Sleep?

Category: Health & Wellness 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

Category: Health & Wellness 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

Category: Health & Wellness 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

Category: Health & Wellness 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

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