Does Your Parent Have an Anxiety Disorder?

Elderly Care in Raleigh NC: Does Your Parent Have an Anxiety Disorder? Experts once thought that the incidence of anxiety disorders decreased with age. However, more recent information indicates that is not the case. In fact, as many as 15% of older adults suffer from an anxiety disorder. Occasionally feeling anxious does not [...]

By |2017-12-06T10:50:30-05:00May 18, 2017|Categories: Depression & Mental Health|Tags: |

How Family Members can Help an Elder with Depression

Elder Care in Wake County NC Depression can develop at any age, but is especially found in older adults. The symptoms of depression can often resemble those from other illnesses or diseases, making this an often overlooked condition. However, it is a condition that affects approximately 6.5 million adults over the age of 65 in [...]

By |2017-12-15T14:47:19-05:00October 27, 2016|Categories: Depression & Mental Health|Tags: |

Giving Back to the Community

Community Spirit Days are a time designated to give back to the community.  Some seniors may feel that they’re not equipped to give back to their community, but they can. Community Spirit Days are for everyone to take part in. This articles shares a few ideas on how seniors can give back to the community. [...]

By |2017-12-15T14:41:35-05:00April 21, 2016|Categories: Depression & Mental Health, Quality of Life|Tags: |

Social Activities for Seniors

For seniors who are newly retired and used to working a full-time job, adjusting to the retired life can be a challenge.  While it may have been a time that they had been looking forward to for a long time, it can come with feelings of sadness or loneliness.  Seniors may miss having a job [...]

By |2017-11-24T12:12:37-05:00December 23, 2015|Categories: Depression & Mental Health|

Senior Care Awareness: Holiday Season Depression

Senior Care in Wake County NC Mental illness is something that can impact anyone at any time, but if you are on a senior care journey with your aging loved ones, it can carry even more meaning. Depression impacts more than half of the elderly population, and for many it goes completely unnoticed. Caregivers may [...]

By |2017-12-15T14:52:55-05:00November 19, 2015|Categories: Depression & Mental Health|Tags: |
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