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Author Archives: Louise Savoie

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How We Can Help Seniors Deal With Aging

As we age, various changes happen to our bodies and minds. Diseases start to come out as our immune system gets weak. We experience limited mobility and impaired vision, making us lose our ability to care for ourselves. It is why having a caregiver i...

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Individual Counseling for Seniors

According to Erik Erikson’s psychosocial theory, our personality develops in a predetermined order of psychosocial development. It starts from infancy and ends in adulthood. In every stage, we undergo some type of crisis which may lead to a positiv...

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Roles and Responsibilities of a Geriatric Counselor

The number of American seniors has increased over the years. Thanks to the development of healthcare. Along with these positive aspects are the challenges that seniors face, including issues with our mental health. To overcome these challenges, we ne...

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Combating Depression Among Seniors Using Psychotherapy

Of the several psychosocial issues, it is depression that affects seniors the most. There are many possible causes of depression. But there’s some evidence that psychotherapy has some positive results in treating depression among the elderly. R...

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Tell-Tale Signs of Depression Among the Elderly

While depression can anyone regardless of age, gender, health, and status in life, our senior loved ones are at a higher risk for developing the condition because of the prevalence of at least one chronic condition at their age. However, per the CDC,...

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Basics of Geriatric Depression You Need to Know About

Do you have a senior loved one at home? Chances are, you have also heard the term geriatric to refer to anything related to their health. That said, owing to the stigma of depression as a whole, you may not be familiar with the term geriatric depress...

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