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.

Are You on the Path to a Long and Healthy Life?

Brookdale Senior Living April 06, 2018

A recent analysis by Dr. Jan Vijg and his team at Albert Einstein College suggests that the upper limit of the human lifespan tops out at around 115 years old. ... Read more

Are You Ready for Dr. Robot?

Brookdale Senior Living April 04, 2018

Would you prefer a doctor fresh out of medical school or a doctor with 15 years of experience? Given the choice, most patients would choose the doctor who has logged ... Read more

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

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