All posts within: Depression

Jan
04

It is one of the most challenging decisions we face in later years, and a delicate issue for adult children to initiate with their elderly parents: relinquishing the car keys. Driving a vehicle, while creating an intrinsic experience of freedom and independence, could become very hazardous due to a variety of variables pertaining to aging. And losing that independence for safety’s sake can feel defeating.

Now we can… read more


Posted January 04, 2018
Tags: Depression, senior safety

 

Nov
04

Feelings of sadness and isolation aren't uncommon in older adults, particularly for those who live alone. Depression, however, can be quite serious for older seniors, and may lead to a downward spiral in overall health.

The American Academy of Family Physicians notes that there are four syndromes that appear to be synonymous with failure to thrive in older adults:

  • Depression
  • Impaired physical function
  • Malnutrition
  • Cognitive impairment

Helping seniors avoid or recover from depression… read more


Posted November 04, 2013
Tags: Depression, failure to thrive, home care

 


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