Connor Smith, Author at The Caring Chronicles | Senior Caring Blog
Treating Anxiety in the Elderly
Jan15

Treating Anxiety in the Elderly

Many times, the health issues seniors deal with are generally outward and strictly physical. However, one’s health depends on both physical and mental aspects in order to live well. Honestly, someone could be completely healthy in terms of their physical health, but may still suffer from this increasingly common condition — generalized anxiety. Considering the prevalence and growing awareness of this issue, we’ll explore ways...

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Best Apps for Seniors in 2018
Dec18

Best Apps for Seniors in 2018

Today, people young and old know the constant glow of smartphones – each with apps used for just about anything you can think of! If there’s one thing we’ll only see more of, it’s software for the ever-increasing range of mobile devices available to consumers. In all honesty, there are way too many apps to even keep track of, yet some are absolutely essential for smartphone-wielding seniors to install! No matter your interests...

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Treatments for Seasonal Depression in Seniors
Nov30

Treatments for Seasonal Depression in Seniors

As the weather grows colder and winter holidays approach, not everyone feels the joy of the season. In fact, many seniors experience a decrease in their mood, energy, and outlook due to changing temperatures and daylight hours. This condition is called Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), or seasonal depression, and it’s a serious concern for many seniors. Unfortunately, not everyone has the ability to migrate closer to the equator each...

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Tough Conversations with Seniors | The Basics
Oct03

Tough Conversations with Seniors | The Basics

Finding the right senior care option for yourself or a loved one can feel like everything is falling into place. But how do people and families reach this point, and even more so, how do you start those tough conversations with seniors? Here at SeniorCaring.com, we realize that aging is a wonderfully diverse experience for everyone and there’s no definite answer on the best way to approach seeking elder care other than starting with...

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Ways to Prepare Seniors for Power Outages
Sep08

Ways to Prepare Seniors for Power Outages

With all of the recent increases in severe tropical storms and hurricanes, it’s never too early to prepare seniors for power outages. Whether you’re living independently or have found a great senior living community, having electricity is something we often forget about until it’s unavailable. Although most power outages won’t last a dangerous amount of time, seniors can be at greater risk when the grid goes down for a bit. Even if...

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