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Seasonal depression, also known as seasonal affective disorder (SAD), affects about 5% of Americans. It's more than the “winter blues.” Learn what causes it and how to manage it.
Caregiving can be rewarding but, its challenges can be overwhelming. Learn more about the signs and causes of caregiver stress, along with tips for managing the pressure.
How proper nutrition can play a critical role in managing mental health and improving ones' overall health.
Nutrition plays an important role in the development and treatment of mental health conditions. Learn about the nutrients can positively influence brain health.
When stress levels go up, many people stress eat to soothe themselves. Three simple hacks can stop the stress eating cycle and create better overall health.
Older adults are at an increased risk of social isolation that research has shown can lead to the development of many physical and mental conditions.
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May is Older Americans Month. This year's theme is “Make Your Mark” and highlights the differences everyone can make – in the lives of older adults, in support of caregivers, and to strengthen communities.
When you think of a heart attack patient, who do you picture? Most people think of an elderly man lying in a hospital bed. While older men are more likely to have heart attacks and heart disease, it's not just a “men's illness.” In fact, heart disease is the number one killer of women in America causing almost one out of every five female deaths. 1
Exercise is essential to your personal health, no matter your age. Seniors are no exception, but as you get older, high-impact exercises may not be what your body needs.
It starts with memory loss, but it can become so much more. Depending on what areas of the brain are being most affected by the disease, dementia can lead to personality and behavioral changes, loss of reasoning and judgment, and physical decline.
Well-intentioned wording can be both unhelpful and hurtful, feeding negative stereotypes of aging.
Caregiving is a full-time responsibility for a number of people. The demands can be physical, emotional and financial and can lead to burnout, stress and fatigue.