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Category: Caregiving Tips

Navigating Caregiving: How Caregiving Can Lead to PTSD

PTSD doesn’t just happen to people who have experienced a major life-threatening event. PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) can occur after any traumatic event or experience. It may surprise you to discover that providing care for a loved one is one of the main causes of PTSD. Yet, the condition often goes undetected, and thus untreated, […]

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The Challenges of Aging for LGBTQ+ Seniors

Older adults often face a number of significant challenges throughout aging: vision, health conditions, mobility changes, and an increased loss of friends and loved ones, just to name a few. LGBTQ+ seniors go through these challenges as well, but they also have other additional risks they face in aging, including:

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Addressing and Managing Chronic Fatigue in Seniors

We all know the feeling of needing five more minutes in bed before we’re ready to face the day. However, chronic fatigue in seniors takes that sense of exhaustion to a whole new level. As one chronic fatigue sufferer describes it, “I feel like I have a drained battery pretty much all of the time. […]

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Senior Socialization: Helping Older Adults Avoid Social Frailty

We’ve just recently come out of the thick of COVID, where we were constantly isolating for the sake of our health. Older adults were especially vulnerable, so extra precautions were taken to keep them safe. Solitary lifestyles adopted out of necessity became the new norm for a number of older adults who have yet to […]

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