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.

How long do you want to live?

Category: Health & Wellness October 10, 2016

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

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Category: Health & Wellness October 03, 2016

Every two to three minutes a woman in the US is diagnosed with breast cancer.  I personally know one woman who was diagnosed this year, one who was diagnosed last ... Read more

Falls in Older Adults

Category: Optimum Life August 15, 2016

  One of the greatest health concerns for older adults is that of falls. Each year in the United States, one in three people over the age of 65 has ... Read more

Immunizations for Older Adults

Category: Health & Wellness 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

What Does a 70 Something Person Look Like?

Category: Health & Wellness July 25, 2016

What do you picture when you think of a person in their mid-seventies? Chances are that many people when asked that question will picture someone who has mental and physical ... Read more

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