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5 Ways to Help Seniors Avoid Isolation
Nov26

5 Ways to Help Seniors Avoid Isolation

The older we get, the more self-reliant and independent we become, right? While this is mostly true, this independence is not very sustainable. Our self-reliance is often described as a bell-curve instead of a linear increase. As we age, we generally need more help from other people. This not only applies to our physical difficulties, but it’s also relevant to our mental health. One of the most pressing issues affecting seniors...

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Technology for Seniors: How to Stay in Touch
Sep23

Technology for Seniors: How to Stay in Touch

You may have heard people say, “It’s so easy to stay in touch nowadays!” However, staying in touch is not easy unless you know how to do it. Studies show that seniors who stay in touch with their loved ones live healthier and happier lives. Spending quality time with loved ones is always important and beneficial, but sometimes it’s just not possible. You and your loved ones might be too busy to visit each other, so it’s...

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Benefits of Mindfulness and Meditation for Seniors
Oct26

Benefits of Mindfulness and Meditation for Seniors

When you think of the word “meditation,” what comes to mind? While many people used to associate meditation with monks or yogis, it is becoming an increasingly popular practice for the average individual today. In particular, meditation for seniors is especially beneficial when it comes to aging. For the elderly, meditation comes with a variety of physical, mental, and emotional health benefits. Keep reading to find out...

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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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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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How to Support Someone with Fibromyalgia: Learn – Love – Listen
Oct06

How to Support Someone with Fibromyalgia: Learn – Love – Listen

If someone you love has fibromyalgia, it can be hard to understand what they’re going through. You know that they are constantly tired. You know that they are in pain. You know that their personality is changing and they experience confusion. Yet, it may be hard for you to believe that someone is actually suffering so much. Chances are, your loved one is frustrated by your lack of understanding. Know that your disbelief and ignorance...

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