12 October 2018
by Carol Cummings, RN, Expert on Aging Well

Recapping the Second Annual Celebrate Aging Film Festival

Carol Cummings recaps the Second Annual Celebrate Aging Film Festival, highlighting some great moments and special takeaways. 


25 September 2018
by Carol Cummings, RN, Expert on Aging Well

The Difference Between Health and Wellness, and How Clinicians Can Consider Both

Carol Cummings breaks down the difference between “health” and “wellness”, how each is vital to the overall well-being of residents and the things that clinicians should consider both when it comes to a person's wellness. 


10 August 2018
by Carol Cummings, RN, Expert on Aging Well

And the Nominees for the 2018 Celebrate Aging Film Festival Are…

Get a behind the scenes look at how the nominees for Brookdale's Celebrate Aging Film Festival were choosen. 


14 June 2018
by Carol Cummings, RN, Expert on Aging Well

How to Create a Safe and Inclusive Senior Living Environment for LGBT Seniors

According to Stories from the Field, a report on a national survey of LGBT older adults, only 22 percent of respondents feel they can be open about their sexual identities with healthcare staff. This is an issue the senior living industry needs to address. For LGBT Pride Month, Carol Cummings takes a look at what the industry can do to make senior living safe and inclusive. 


21 May 2018
by Carol Cummings, RN, Expert on Aging Well

Advice to Nurses: The Secret to Putting Your Well-being First

Nurse Appreciation Week is May 6-12, but Brookdale is celebrating a Culture of Wellness in a Clinical World all month. Carol Cummings explains why nurses need to take care of themselves first, before caring for anyone else. 


07 May 2018
by Carol Cummings, RN, Expert on Aging Well

What is Optimum Life?

Nurse Appreciation Week is May 6-12, but Brookdale is celebrating a Culture of Wellness in a Clinical World all month. Carol Cummings breaks down Optimum Life, our holistic model for wellness.


10 January 2018
by Carol Cummings, RN, Expert on Aging Well

Fearless Falling: Tips for Learning to Fall Safely


01 January 2018
by Carol Cummings, RN, Expert on Aging Well

Seven Smart New Year's Resolutions for Seniors


05 December 2017
by Carol Cummings, RN, Expert on Aging Well

How to Reduce Holiday Loneliness for Seniors

How to Reduce Holiday Loneliness for Seniors