Fun Fall Activities for Seniors     

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The arrival of autumn presents plenty of fun activity opportunities for you and your senior to enjoy, both indoors and outside. Make your senior’s day and give them something to smile about with these 5 festive fall activity ideas! Fall Gardening Gardening, in general, has many benefits for seniors. In 2012, a study from the … Continue reading Fun Fall Activities for Seniors     

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Self Care is Health Care

Self Care is Health Care By David W. Hart, Ph.D.   Let’s begin with a story.  I recently met a woman at one of my caregiver support groups who is, along with her sister, caring for their aging mother.  Mom is living with Alzheimer’s type dementia and over the past several years, her behavior has … Continue reading Self Care is Health Care

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Depression Can Manifest in Later Life, Especially During the Holidays

Depression Can Manifest in Later Life, Especially During the Holidays By David W. Hart, Ph.D.   Autumn is here, folks.  And right around the corner is what Andy Williams described as the most wonderful time of the year.  You know, scary ghost stories, parties for hosting, and marshmallows for toasting – it’s the hap happiest … Continue reading Depression Can Manifest in Later Life, Especially During the Holidays

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Protecting Your Senior from Fall Allergens

Fall is one of the most popular times of the year to get out and about in the crisp autumn air to enjoy the changing of the leaves, fall festivals, pumpkin patches and trick-or-treating with the kids. Unfortunately, fall brings with it several allergens that seniors and their caregivers in Torrance CA need to be … Continue reading Protecting Your Senior from Fall Allergens

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Would You Recognize Signs of Depression in Older Adults? How You Can Help

Many people assume that depression is an unshakable feeling of sadness. While this can be true to an extent for some people, in others, depression doesn’t have to necessarily include feeling sad. It may manifest in other ways that loved ones do not always associate with being signs of depression, and this can be especially … Continue reading Would You Recognize Signs of Depression in Older Adults? How You Can Help

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