Brookdale Blogs

Why Staying Socially Active as You Age Is Good for Your Health

Kim Estes March 21, 2018

Although loneliness may not seem like a significant issue, lack of social contact can have a seriously detrimental effect on the emotional and physical health of older adults, who are ... Read more

The Positive Affect of Death Positivity

Brookdale Senior Living March 20, 2018

Medically speaking, we’ve come a long way. Innovations in hygiene, antibiotics, and vaccines have saved countless lives. Life expectancies have doubled since 1900. Medicine has made huge strides in cancer ... Read more

12 Common Senior Scams and How to Avoid Them

Brookdale Senior Living March 15, 2018

Unfortunately, senior citizens are one of the most targeted groups for scams, identity theft and fraud. One study estimated that scammers steal $2.9 billion per year from seniors. That’s enough ... Read more

Healthy Eating: Three Diet Debates

Carol Cummings, BSN, RN March 08, 2018

There is no question that food can have a powerful impact on well-being. The question is: which foods should we avoid and which should we embrace? The answer is not ... Read more

How to Sleep Better as You Age

Kim Estes March 01, 2018

“What wouldn’t I give for a good night’s rest?” If you’re like many people, you’ve said this at least once and maybe more. And as we age, sleeping problems and sleep ... Read more

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