Posts Tagged ‘Depression’

What to Look for When Visiting your Aging Parents

An article by the Mayo Clinic Staff gives insights on what to look for as warning signs of possible health problems when visiting aging parents. In many cases this may also be a single aging parent who has lost a spouse due to death or divorce. Taking Care of Themselves The main thing you want…

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Depression and Seniors

Depression is a Serious Disease that Needs Professional Treatment Depression in seniors should not be confused with feeling sad or experiencing the “blues.” There are often real reasons for a person to feel sad or grief, especially after the death of a beloved spouse. However, in most cases people eventually come to terms with their…

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Music Therapy for Seniors with Dementia and Alzheimer’s

Trained music therapists offering music therapy to achieve positive therapeutic results with seniors suffering from dementia and Alzheimer’s are now found at many facilities for the aged. Music is so much a part of our lives. It begins with a mother’s lullaby to her baby. As we grow up we learn songs from our parents,…

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Health benefits of Hand Crafts for Seniors

Hand Crafts: Knitting, Crocheting, Quilting At one time the classic picture of granny was an old woman with a serene look on her face knitting while sitting in a rocking chair. Today, hand crafts like knitting, crocheting and quilting are still popular with people of all ages. What has made them survive in today’s digital…

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Depression Relapse: Be Aware Of These Warning Signs

Depression is well studied but less attention is paid to depression relapses and how to handle it. Some people will experience major depression only once in their life. Others may have one or more depression relapses. Doctors urge that it’s  important to pay attention to your feelings and recognize the relapse symptoms. Seek help quickly and…

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