Elderly Mental Health

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We don’t stop playing because we grow old. We grow old because we stop playing.

George Bernard Shaw

Dementia & Alzheimer’s Disease

Dementia is a general term for loss of memory, language, problem-solving and other thinking abilities that are severe enough to interfere with daily life. Alzheimer’s is the most common cause of dementia…

Delirium & Brain Confusion

Delirium is a common, serious but often treatable condition that starts suddenly in someone who is unwell. Read about the symptoms of delirium, who gets it and how it can be managed…

Depression & Older Adults

Depression is a common problem among older adults, but it is not a normal part of aging. In fact, studies show that most older adults feel satisfied with their lives, despite having more illnesses or physical problems…

A Guide To Healthy Aging

There are also things you can do as an individual to help you stay healthier as you age. The following guide can help you enjoy better health and greater independence in later life…

FAQ On Palliative Care

Palliative medicine is a medical subspecialty provided by doctors who offer palliative care for people who are seriously ill. Palliative care relieves suffering and improves quality of life for people of any age and at any stage in a serious illness, whether that illness is curable, chronic, or life-threatening…

Physical Activity Guidelines For Older Adults

Older adults should do some type of physical activity every day. Any type of activity is good for you. The more you do the better…

Aging & Spirituality

A lot of people believe that spirituality and aging go hand in hand. And they’re probably right (at least when it comes to most of today’s seniors). After all, getting older tends to deepen a person’s longing for the very things that a spiritual life can provide—things like a sense of comfort, meaning, purpose, and connection…

Transforming Challenges, Discovering Happiness