Tag: depression

Isolation Series, Part 3: Combating Isolation in Seniors When Providing Elderly Home Care


16 Oct 2017 Isolation Series, Part 3: Combating Isolation in Seniors When Providing Elderly Home Care Are you concerned that a senior you know may be suffering from isolation? As our elderly home care  professionals have discussed in previous articles in this series, a senior may easily become socially isolated – and without other people realizing.  Fortunately, unlike many other problems which...

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Exploring the Link Between Hearing Loss and Depression in Senior Care of Bryn Mawr Residents


20 Apr 2017 Exploring the Link Between Hearing Loss and Depression in Senior Care of Bryn Mawr Residents Hearing loss is a common aspect of getting older, and something which many of those receiving senior care in Bryn Mawr will have to face. However, what is more commonly overlooked is the link between hearing loss and depression. Recent studies have shown that seniors with hearing loss – particularly...

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Home Care Agencies in Delaware County: Five Concerns for Seniors


3 Sep 2016 Home Care Agencies in Delaware County: Five Concerns for Seniors Every day seniors can face myriad problems that they are afraid or ashamed to discuss with their loved ones. Understanding these problems is essential so you can discuss your loved one’s concerns and help discover solutions. Five of the biggest concerns seniors face are: Outliving Their Savings Life expectancy rose rapidly...

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Home Care Agencies in Bala Cynwyd – Depression Is a Threat to Senior Care


12 Jun 2016 Home Care Agencies in Bala Cynwyd – Depression Is a Threat to Senior Care Currently, ongoing research is taking place regarding the effects of depression on senior health at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. The study is attempting to measure the impact of several factors on senior depression as well as ways the symptoms can be treated. While the full results have yet to...

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Senior Care – A Stress-Free Senior Is a Happier Senior


5 Apr 2016 Senior Care – A Stress-Free Senior Is a Happier Senior One of the most important aspects of senior care is simply helping seniors to prevent stress in their lives. As people age, many lose the ability to deal with stress as well as they once did, and stress weakens the immune system. Since seniors are already at greater risk of disease, high levels of stress can be truly sickening. Neighborly...

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