Carol Cummings, BSN, RN

Carol Cummings, BSN, RN is a nationally recognized expert on senior health and well-being. For the past 15 years she has worked for Brookdale as a wellness professional at the community and corporate levels. In her current role as the senior director of Optimum Life® engagement and innovation for Brookdale, Carol is responsible for the creation of programs and services designed to integrate whole person wellness into Brookdale’s culture. Carol earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Northern Illinois University.

Fearless Falling: Tips for Learning to Fall Safely

Category: Optimum Life January 10, 2018

We’ve all experienced the horror and embarrassment of a nasty fall. Steps, pets and our own two feet can get the better of us when it comes to walking. Luckily, ... Read more

Seven Smart New Year's Resolutions for Seniors

Category: Optimum Life January 01, 2018

The new year is a new opportunity to refocus on your goals. As an older adult, you have a lot that could make your resolution list. From health and wellness to family to-do's, ... Read more

How to Reduce Holiday Loneliness for Seniors

Category: Health & Wellness 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

Seven Gift Ideas for the Seniors on Your Holiday Shopping List

Category: Health & Wellness November 20, 2017

Few things are more gratifying than finding the perfect holiday gift for your loved ones. I love shopping for my friends and family, wrapping up their gifts and watching their ... Read more

The Magic of Brookdale's Celebrate Aging Film Festival

Category: Brookdale Stories October 09, 2017

Awe and Gratitude are the words that keep settling on me as I reflect on the events surrounding the Inaugural Celebrate Aging Film Festival. We truly took a huge step ... Read more

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