Category: Senior Mental Health

Six Steps to Boost Senior Health and Wellness

Many people have left their New Year’s resolutions by the wayside by the end of January, but who says resolutions should only be made at the start of the year? There is no time like the present to start a brand new goal or habit, particularly to improve senior health and wellness.

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Don’t Use Elderspeak to Talk to Seniors

Watch what occurs at your next family get together when a new mom places her infant in someone’s arms. The person is likely to shift automatically into baby mode: a high-pitched, sing-song voice, overly-simplified speech, and exaggerated facial expressions. Of course, this is quite normal and actually good for an infant’s growing brain.

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Why It’s Important to Build Senior Strength Post-Pandemic

While we are finally working our way towards the end of the pandemic, we’re learning more on how it has affected older adults – both emotionally and physically. We all know older adults have been at a higher risk of serious issues and death due to the COVID-19 virus, but the impact of 15 months […]

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Latinos and a Potentially Unique Progression of Dementia

A new study sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association is uncovering some unexpected findings in how dementia may progress differently in Hispanic people. While further investigation is required to completely understand whether these differences are the consequence of social/cultural nuances or perhaps the dementia itself, it’s valuable information for Latino families to understand.

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