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.

7 Tricks for Mastering the Art of Heart-Healthy Shopping

Brookdale Senior Living February 01, 2017

Healthy grocery shopping doesn’t have to be a chore. Keep it interesting with these tips to stock your pantry and refrigerator with heart-healthy ingredients. Read more

Transitioning your Parents into Senior Living

Kim Estes January 16, 2017

When my kids were 10 and 13, we moved from a small Kentucky town to Indiana. I had a great job opportunity, but was nervous about uprooting my kid’s lives. ... Read more

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

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