Ways to Stay Engaged While at Home
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Ways to Stay Engaged While at Home

Sometimes, due to circumstances, location, or health, older adults choose to forgo outings. If you are spending a lot of time within your own house or apartment, you may be looking for ways to stay engaged while at home.  After all, community connections are important at every age. Engaging with your community can enhance your…

A New Look at Today’s Seniors
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A New Look at Today’s Seniors

The population of America is aging. According to one report, 10,000 adults hit their 65-year-old birthday every day. It is estimated that by the year 2050 the U.S. senior population will be over 20%. With such a large and growing population, it makes sense that today’s seniors are different than seniors of the past.  Some…

Seniors and Psychosocial Health
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Seniors and Psychosocial Health

Too often, the well being of older adults is overlooked. When professionals talk about seniors and psychosocial health, they are referring to the four components everyone needs to be healthy and content. The components of psychosocial health include emotional, mental, social, and spiritual. When a person goes to their annual physical, it is gratifying to…

Baby Boomers and a Rising Suicide Rate
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Baby Boomers and a Rising Suicide Rate

A demographic group, the baby boom generation is often defined as the group of individuals born from 1946 to 1964. Unfortunately, there has been data citing baby boomers and a rising suicide rate. If you or someone in your life is struggling, seek help. There are people who are available to talk through issues. You can…

Psychology and Telehealth
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Psychology and Telehealth

Telehealth is a way for individuals to access care and advice from a professional through electronic communication. If you have a personal problem, you can connect with counselors or therapists through phone calls and online platforms. Many benefit from the popularity of psychology and telehealth. Talking with a personal counselor is a path to alleviating…

How to Reframe Past Experiences
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How to Reframe Past Experiences

Many people find themselves thinking about past events. And when recollections bring them pain, it can be helpful to work through and reframe past experiences. After all, when past pain lives within a person, it can damage their self-esteem and impact their day-to-day life. Talking with a personal counselor can provide relief. Making changes to…

Psychology and Mental Health
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Psychology and Mental Health

In order to enjoy a balanced, healthy life, it is important to prioritize mental health. Psychology and mental health are connected, but a person’s emotional and social life need to be considered as well. While job loss and relationship breakups can lead to difficulties, many mental health issues are connected to more than one event….

Mental Health and Religion
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Mental Health and Religion

It is common for individuals to explore the relationship between mental health and religion. Linked to our desire as human beings to understand our lives, religion and spirituality are a strong foundation for many. Spirituality can be an individual system of beliefs, while religion is often connected to a larger community, an organization. There can…

Social Distancing and Mental Health
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Social Distancing and Mental Health

If you have not been spending time with friends and family, you may be wondering about the relationship between social distancing and mental health. It is normal to feel frightened and anxious when there is a lack of control. The important thing is to connect with others in new ways and be aware of possible…