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.

What Doctor Diagnoses Dementia?

Juliet Holt Klinger April 02, 2018

When you’re having issues with your stomach, you make an appointment to see a gastroenterologist. When you can’t stop sniffling and sneezing in the spring, you call an allergist. But ... Read more

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

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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