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.

Dealing with Aging Parents: How to be an Advocate

Most of us who have the good fortune of seeing our parents live in to their older years will at some point find ourselves in the role of caregiver. Caregiving ... Read more

Five Surprising Facts About Senior Living

Brookdale Senior Living April 23, 2017

1. Assisted Living is not a nursing home. Today’s Assisted Living communities are not the “old folks’ homes” you may remember. Assisted Living communities are for seniors who need a ... Read more

Alzheimer's and Dementia Care: Tips for Getting Your Loved One Outdoors

Juliet Holt Klinger April 21, 2017

The sun is shining today, and that alone puts me in a good mood. I always feel better when there are buds on the trees and a promise of warmer ... Read more

Five Tips for Dealing with Senior Stress

Kim Estes April 18, 2017

Everyone experiences stress, but as we age, added pressure can take a serious toll on your physical and mental wellbeing. Seniors have a more difficult time coping with stress because ... Read more

What are Advance Care Directives? Planning for the Future

Kim Estes April 17, 2017

Most people are exceedingly uncomfortable talking about the end of life and it’s understandable, of course. Our society emphasizes youth and anti-aging, which further discourages thinking about later life, let ... Read more

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