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Depression and Mental Health

Helping Seniors Navigate Through Memory Loss

By patrick / February 1, 2019 / 0 Comments
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Forgetfulness is something nearly everyone experiences from time to time. The occasional incident of forgetting something every now and then is no big deal in the grand scheme of things, but as seniors age, memory loss can become a cause for concern. From Alzheimer’, dementia, and simply getting older, there are a variety of causes…

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Dementia Is Taking Over America

By patrick / December 22, 2015 / Comments Off on Dementia Is Taking Over America

Association, Alzheimer’s is the only one that is not decreasing, but in fact increasing at an alarming rate. Most doctors will tell you it’s primarily because we are all living longer, and so the cases of dementia are increasing. But many suspect environmental factors, such as prescription drugs and vaccinations.   According to Dr. Bruce West,…

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Normal Aging? No-It’s Dementia!

By patrick / September 21, 2015 / Comments Off on Normal Aging? No-It’s Dementia!
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Is It Dementia or Normal Aging?–Dementia Home Care Assessment Martha’s mom has always been a bit on the difficult side: very opinionated, stubborn, quick to point out flaws. But in the last couple of years it’s been getting worse. Her mom has been getting obsessive about certain topics, “beating a dead horse” over and over.…

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Depression and Suicide in Seniors

By patrick / September 19, 2015 / Comments Off on Depression and Suicide in Seniors
Depression in Seniors

Senior Depression: Early Warning Signs David was born and raised on a ranch. He was married on a ranch, raised his kids on a ranch, and grew his herd from just a few head of cattle when he and his wife were married, to over 600 head on property that expanded to over 1,000 acres. He…

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Difficult Senior Care: Tips for Recognizing Depression in Seniors

By patrick / August 4, 2015 / Comments Off on Difficult Senior Care: Tips for Recognizing Depression in Seniors

As a family caregiver for your elderly parents, you know that the care and assistance you offer should go beyond attending to their physical needs. Physical health and safety are a critical focus of your senior care plan, but you must also take into consideration their mental and emotional health to ensure true well-being and…

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