Category: Senior Depression

Broken Heart Syndrome and How to Help Those Who are Grieving

In his documentary about grief, George Shelley uses an analogy of glitter. Toss a handful of glitter into the air, and it’s going to settle into all of the crevices and cracks of the room, impossible to fully sweep up and remove. Individuals who have lost a loved one can relate. Like glitter, grief makes […]

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Latinos and a Potentially Unique Progression of Dementia

A new study sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association is uncovering some unexpected findings in how dementia may progress differently in Hispanic people. While further investigation is required to completely understand whether these differences are the consequence of social/cultural nuances or perhaps the dementia itself, it’s valuable information for Latino families to understand.

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3 Key Benefits of Family Therapy for Senior Caregivers

There are certain milestones we may encounter in our lives that, while not necessarily negative, are known stressors. Losing a job. Starting a new job. Getting married. Getting divorced. And one that we in the home care industry are particularly mindful of: the impact on family members who are caring for aging parents. Family therapy […]

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