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Post-Holiday Loneliness and Anxiety in Older Adults

Now that the hustle and bustle of the holiday season have slowed down, it’s normal for both older adults and family caregivers to experience a come-down period, which might include anxiety and loneliness. Here’s how to know if your loved … Continue reading

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The Dementia and Depression Connection

Did you know that undiagnosed depression can sometimes be incorrectly diagnosed as mild cognitive impairment or as early stage dementia? Or, did you know that dementia symptoms can often get worse in the presence of depression? One thing is certain: … Continue reading

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Treating Depression in Older Adults

If your older loved one receives a diagnosis of depression, you’ve already made a significant step to support their mental health. Many seniors who are having depressive symptoms go undiagnosed because they don’t report how they are feeling to their … Continue reading

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Depression in Older Adults

There’s an aging stereotype that you might have experienced: the grouchy or sad older person. While depression and anxiety are not normal signs of aging, it seems like everyone believes that feeling sad just comes along as we get older. … Continue reading

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How to Choose a Power of Attorney

It’s never too early to begin planning for the future, and choosing a Power of Attorney is key to looking ahead responsibly. If you are getting ready to decide about a Power of Attorney for yourself, or if you are … Continue reading

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Home Care or Assisted Living? Making the Right Choice

Today’s older adults have a variety of options in order to get the support they need to stay safe, healthy, and comfortable. Having multiple options is great news, especially since only decades ago seniors only had two main choices to … Continue reading

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Dementia and Sleep Disruptions

If your loved one has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or another type of dementia, you already know the challenges that come with these progressive conditions. However, while most family members and caregivers are aware of the more common symptoms … Continue reading

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Anger and Dementia: What Family Members Need to Know

If your loved one has a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease or another type of dementia, you already know that every day can seem challenging in its own unique ways. Unfortunately, many family members observe personality changes in their loved ones … Continue reading

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Talking to Your Loved One About Home Care Services

Are you concerned your loved one may not be as healthy as they could be living at home alone? Many family members across the country have been especially tuned into their loved one’s health this year thanks to the coronavirus … Continue reading

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Holiday Respite Care in Washington, D.C.

November officially kicks off the holiday season, which means your personal and professional calendar is about to get even busier. If you are caring for a senior loved one this year, either in your home or from a distance, the … Continue reading

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