Mental Health

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Elderly Depression: How to Recognize the Signs

Elderly depression is real and shouldn’t be ignored. Recognize the signs of elderly depression in your aging parents. Depression can happen to anyone, and even


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6 Benefits of Elderly Having Pets

There are many benefits for the elderly having pets. People love to have pets. From fishes to cats, turtles to dogs, pets add more to people’s


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Do You Have Alzheimer’s? Ask a Loved One to Answer this Questionnaire

Find out your risk of having Alzheimer’s disease using this 21-item questionnaire. While this is not a definitive way to diagnose Alzheimer’s, this can help


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Normal Forgetfulness or Dementia: Which Do You Have?

Are you experiencing normal forgetfulness or exhibiting signs of dementia? Read on to find out. Many people forget sometimes. Now and then, you experience lapses in


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Elderly OCD: How to Handle It

Elderly OCD is pretty common. Elderly people may start to act strange. From counting cracks on the floor to putting washing the hands three times,


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Does Your Elderly Parent Use Profanity? Here’s What You Should Do

Your elderly parent may seem kind and mild-mannered before, but now that age has caught up with them and they are in their senior years,


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Elderly Hoarding: What to Do

Elderly hoarding is different from collecting or being sentimental or frugal. In fact, many seniors are really known to hoard all sorts of things. If


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14 Difficult Elderly Behaviors and How to Deal with Them

Does your parent or loved one exhibit difficult elderly behaviors? Do they behave in ways that you don’t expect them to? Perhaps they used to


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How to Deal with Elderly Temper Tantrum

Let’s face it–as years go by, your elderly parents can start to get difficult. They may act childish and even have what we can call


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5 Simple Yet Effective Memory Exercises for Seniors

Here are 5 simple yet effective memory exercises that elderly people can do at home or in their adult daycare facilities. These activities help boost


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