Finding the Right Level of Care for Aging Veterans

As seniors age, they often require more care and support to ensure their safety and well-being. This can be especially true for veterans who may struggle with the physical or psychological repercussions of their military service. They valiantly served their country, and now they need support in return. Caring for an aging veteran can be … Continue reading Finding the Right Level of Care for Aging Veterans

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Learning to Reframe Regret in Later Life

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Last week I traveled to San Francisco to present two research posters at the American Psychological Association’s National Conference and found myself attending a panel with famed existential psychologist Dr. Irvin Yalom. A preeminent scholar-practitioner of the 21st century, Dr. Yalom wrote several New York Times best-selling books, including the seminal text for group psychotherapy, and … Continue reading Learning to Reframe Regret in Later Life

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Money Trouble: Common Financial Issues for Seniors

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When many people picture retirement, they imagine relaxing, traveling, visiting with grandchildren, and basically having free time to spend as they wish. But the reality is that this isn’t always the case. Many seniors face financial challenges as they age, and this can put a damper on what they imagined retirement to be like. Being … Continue reading Money Trouble: Common Financial Issues for Seniors

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Fighting Back Against Depression in Seniors

Depression is not a normal part of aging, though it does affect millions of seniors. It is a mental health disorder, but one that can be effectively treated and managed. Left untreated, depression can make it more difficult for the elderly to recover from illness or injury and impact their quality of life. It can … Continue reading Fighting Back Against Depression in Seniors

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What the Heck is Dementia? I Have a Better Question at Ask?

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What the heck is dementia? I have a better question. By David Hart, Ph.D. For over a decade now, I’ve taught a community health series I call Memory Boosters. Memory Boosters is a 4-part program that addresses brain fitness and neuroplasticity. The course inevitably attracts older adults who are concerned about their memory. Most frequently … Continue reading What the Heck is Dementia? I Have a Better Question at Ask?

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