Brookdale Blogs

Immunizations for Older Adults

Carol Cummings, BSN, RN 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

Carol Cummings, BSN, RN 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

Happy New Year with an Aging Loved One

Carol Cummings, BSN, RN 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

Carol Cummings, BSN, RN 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

The Power of Giving Back with Resident Angie Sheppard

Volunteering is making waves among Brookdale communities. When Resident Program Coordinator Katherin Nelson came up with the idea to create homemade dog biscuits for two local animal shelters, she had ... Read more

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