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  • Delirium in Elderly Adults: Causes, Signs, Recovery Delirium can be scary for older adults and for those who care for them. Each individual experiences this altered state of mind differently, and there are a variety of tools to care for these symptoms. In this post, we will answer some of your questions about delirium and the ... Continue Reading
  • Holiday Depression in the Elderly For most of us, the holidays are filled with joy, fun, and excitement. Unfortunately, this is not always the case for the seniors in our lives. Depression in the elderly around the holidays is more common than you might think. Holiday Depression in the Elderly A variety of ... Continue Reading
  • How to Help the Elderly Cope with Grief Grief is a challenging emotion with which to cope at any age. The sense of loss and feelings of loneliness that often accompany grief can be overwhelming. While grief is often associated with death and loss of a loved one, it is an emotion that can follow any major life ... Continue Reading
  • Elderly Suicide: Prevention, Risk Factors, & More A difficult and uncomfortable subject that nevertheless must occasionally be discussed is suicide among the elderly. Despite the fact that we don’t often think of older adults when we consider suicide, it is unfortunately an issue. According to the American Association for ... Continue Reading
  • What are the Emotional Needs of the Elderly? Many people associate getting old with changes in body function, but not many recognize there are also emotional changes that come with age. To make things more difficult, the changes brought on by natural changing may be joined by changes related to dementia or other ... Continue Reading
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