Category: Mental Health

What Is Validation Therapy and How Can It Help?

Receiving a diagnosis of dementia for a parent or loved one can be an emotional and scary time. While parts […]

What is the Difference Between Delirium and Dementia?

Both delirium and dementia have similar symptoms, but the two medical conditions are not the same. Delirium usually comes on suddenly, […]

Shining the Spotlight on Surging Elderly Mental Illness

Elderly mental health is extremely important to a senior’s overall well-being. Unfortunately, many of today’s seniors are struggling to get […]

Sundowning Can Be Frightening – What Can You Do About It?

For caregivers, caring for someone who is suffering from Sundowners Syndrome can be extremely challenging. Because there is still a […]

Gerotranscendence: Often Overlooked Virtues of Aging

According to the Population Reference Bureau, the number of American seniors projects to at least double by 2060. Although many people […]

Understanding Diogenes Syndrome and Elderly Hoarding

Did you know that up to 1 in 20 of the elderly have tendencies that are consistent with hoarding? Scientists call the combination of […]

Do You Know How to Recognize Dementia Stages?

A person suffering from a form of dementia doesn’t start out with significant memory loss or other signs of cognitive […]

Dementia Care – Providing the Best and Avoiding Burnout

Dealing with dementia is a difficult process for caregivers around the world. Communication with a loved one who is suffering […]