Seniors

Warning Signs of Mental Illness in Adults

2022-06-14T15:44:16-05:00

  We must be each other’s advocates. If you think a friend, spouse, partner, or family member may be having mental health challenges, you need to care enough to discuss the issue with them and encourage them to get help. It is far easier to beg forgiveness for intervening when you misread signals than it [...]

Warning Signs of Mental Illness in Adults2022-06-14T15:44:16-05:00

Maintaining Good Mental Health In Older Adults

2022-06-06T17:33:10-05:00

  Many seniors find that they become more isolated as they age. It may be harder physically to get together with friends. Some people who were essential to the senior’s mental health may have passed on. If you care for a senior, consider these ideas to improve their mental health. Encourage Them to Volunteer Even [...]

Maintaining Good Mental Health In Older Adults2022-06-06T17:33:10-05:00

Support for Caregiver Stress

2021-07-26T11:34:29-05:00

If you are a caregiver or parent taking care of a loved one suffering from a mental or physical illness, or a caregiver of an aging parent, it is inevitable that you will feel overwhelmed, exhausted, angry, sad, or frustrated, or perhaps a combination of all of these at times. This is quite natural, and [...]

Support for Caregiver Stress2021-07-26T11:34:29-05:00

Mental Health Issues Affect Seniors – Common Issues That Can Affect Your Loved Ones

2021-01-18T14:19:15-06:00

Especially during the COVID pandemic, many seniors have experienced more mental health issues as they have become more isolated while trying to protect themselves from getting the virus. Before the pandemic, the World Health Organization estimated that 20% of people over 60 suffered from a mental or neurological disorder. Instead of dying from COVID, many [...]

Mental Health Issues Affect Seniors – Common Issues That Can Affect Your Loved Ones2021-01-18T14:19:15-06:00

Mental Health: Concerns For Older Adults

2020-06-04T17:43:11-05:00

Mental Health and Aging The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that an estimated 20% of people aged 55 and older have had a concern involving their mental health, while on average only 2 out of 3 of people in this age group received treatment for the issue. The regular physical effects of aging [...]

Mental Health: Concerns For Older Adults2020-06-04T17:43:11-05:00