Category Archives: Mental Health

May Isn’t Only for Mental Health Awareness, It’s About Family Wellness Too Isn’t Only for Mental Health Awareness, It’s About Family Wellness Too

You may already know that the month of May is Mental Health Awareness Month, a time to focus on the importance of mental health and to promote awareness, more education, and support for those living with mental illness or concerns about mental health challenges. However, May is actually not just about mental health awareness, it’s […]

The Top Apps Every Senior Should Be Using Top Apps Every Senior Should Be Using

With technology sometimes disrupts our lives in both good and distracting ways, there are apps that we can download onto our devices to make our lives easier. If you’re not tech-savvy, that’s okay, many of these apps are easy to use and that’s the point. At least 62% of people over the age of 70 […]

How to boost mental awareness after quarantine

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Throughout most of 2020 and 2021, we have been told by federal and state officials that quarantine is one of the best ways to help eradicate Covid-19 and maintain the safety of oneself and others. Yet, the impact quarantine orders have had a major impact on the lives of millions, especially seniors. The challenges of […]

Feeling Lonely? Adopt a Pet!

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There is no question that loneliness is one of the most common problems faced by seniors. It’s a serious problem too; loneliness can lead to increased stress, more frequent use of alcohol or tobacco and a number of medical problems. Unfortunately, the isolation made necessary by the Covid-19 pandemic has made this problem all the […]

Can we slow down cognitive decline?

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Few things worry seniors more than the thought of “cognitive decline”—losing the ability to do mental tasks like remembering names or doing simple arithmetic. When a young person forgets where they put their keys or neglects to lock a door, we tend to think that they simply have too much on their mind. But for […]