How to Cope with Depression During the Holidays
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How to Cope with Depression During the Holidays

Everyone says the holidays are supposed to be a joyous time of year. Are they joyous for you? For some people, it really is a magical time. But many others cope with depression during the holidays. Unfortunately for many people, particularly seniors, dread, sadness, and loneliness are experienced. Depression during the holiday season is common,…

Suicide Prevention for Seniors and Older Adults
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Suicide Prevention for Seniors and Older Adults

When individuals suffer from depression or other issues, they may be at risk of suicidal ideation. This may happen to older adults who experience job loss, the death or a spouse, or ongoing social isolation. Feeling hopeless can be debilitating. Suicide prevention for seniors is possible, help is available. If you or someone you love…

5 Personal Problems and How to Solve Them
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5 Personal Problems and How to Solve Them

Dealing with personal problems is part of life. Ideally there are quick solutions, but this isn’t always the case. There are times when problems nag at people. They consume a person’s thoughts and become a cause of sadness and worry. Everyone has problems from time to time. It is important to remind yourself that coping…

What You Can Do to Combat Feelings of Depression During the Holidays
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What You Can Do to Combat Feelings of Depression During the Holidays

Some people look forward with great anticipation to the holidays. They may even believe they are the greatest time of the year. Others, however, experience depression during the holidays, they can’t wait until the celebrations are over and the New Year begins. There are many reasons that some people feel depressed during the holidays. This…

How to Talk to Family About Mental Health
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How to Talk to Family About Mental Health

It can be difficult for people to talk about their their mental health with friends and family, particularly if an individual grew up in a family where emotional problems were not addressed. But minimizing emotions can be damaging, individuals who are coping with grief or depression can benefit from asking for help. A personal counselor has…

Stresses of the Holiday Season
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Stresses of the Holiday Season

While the holiday season can be a happy and joyous time, it is also a difficult time for many people. For example, it is common for elder seniors to experience stresses of the holiday season including feeling lonely and sad.   The truth is, sometimes the holidays do not look like the warm, connected gatherings that…

Learn More About Burial or Final Expense Insurance
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Learn More About Burial or Final Expense Insurance

If you watch daytime TV, you’ve likely seen commercials about Final Expense or Burial Insurance. Some companies will disclose more information than others, but like most commercials, the important disclosures are in a block at the bottom of the screen that is typically hard to see and read. Please don’t misunderstand, for most seniors, final…

Daily Living Problems for Senior Citizens
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Daily Living Problems for Senior Citizens

Often, older adults want to stay in their own homes even when day-to-day tasks become difficult. While moving to a senior community can be the right solution for some, in many cases with the right support an individual can continue to live in their home, a place of comfort and good memories. With help, you…

If You Feel Lonely, Try Counseling
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If You Feel Lonely, Try Counseling

Feeling lonely at times is part of being human. Some feel lonely for moments, yet others feel lonely most of the time. While people feel lonely at every ages for different reasons, loneliness is often more common in older people. Older adults can feel cut off from society and the people they love. Depression, stress,…