As an organization that focuses on serving and supporting older adults, including LGBT+ older adults, the risks of social isolation and loneliness concern us deeply. Learn more about the impact of both…
Most of us have participated in annual physical checkups, allowing our doctors to check on various aspects of our health, like our blood pressure or weight. This is an important way to determine the quality of our health and help us make improvements as needed.
Do you view aging as a spiritual journey as well as a physical one? Spirituality can help older individuals approach aging in a meaningful, positive way.
Even if you aren’t diagnosed with a mental illness, your thoughts, emotions and attitude affect your energy, productivity and overall health. It’s imperative to take care of your mental health as you age in order to strengthen your ability to cope with everyday hassles as well as more serious crises and challenges.
Talking to your doctor about your mental health can be tough. The topic isn’t easy to bring up, but as you age, it will become increasingly important to discuss.
Mental illness is a common, though often ignored, malady in older adults. The World Health Organization found that, as of 2013, approximately 15% of adults over the age of 60 […]
Five tips to help your mind stay sharp throughout 2015.
The excitement of the holiday season can become stressful for anyone: from shopping for gifts and cooking lavish meals, to organizing get togethers and traveling, it’s easy to become overwhelmed […]
As we age, or for those of us who develop degenerative brain diseases, keeping more than a couple things in our minds at the same time can be problematic. Don’t get too discouraged just yet, because working memory is something that can be improved with effort.