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.

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

His and Hers Health: Why the differences matter as we age

Brookdale Senior Living February 08, 2018

It’s no secret that men and women are different, and some of those differences are more than skin deep. As we age, men and women develop different healthcare needs, too. ... Read more

Holidays and Dementia: Three Tips for Reducing Your Stress

Juliet Holt Klinger December 07, 2017

The holidays can be stressful. Planning, shopping and cooking keep us all very busy. Add dementia to the mix, and the holidays can become downright overwhelming. For care partners, balancing ... Read more

How to Reduce Holiday Loneliness for Seniors

Carol Cummings, BSN, RN December 05, 2017

It’s the holiday season, and for most of us that means we are busy traveling, attending parties and shopping. But for many seniors, this time of year is isolating and ... Read more

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