Therapy for Seniors

Treatment of a medical or psychological condition with the intent of rehabilitation or social adjustment.

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  • As a caregiver, do you know how stressed out you truly are? Answer a few questions to determine your level of caregiver burnout and see what resources can help reduce the strain of caring for an aging loved one.

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  • Geriatric care managers are an elder care resource that many caregivers may not even be aware of. Learn how your family could benefit from adding a GCM to your care team and how to find one who is a good match for your senior care needs.

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  • People in the later stages of Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia often live in an altered reality. Validating a loved one’s perceptions via “therapeutic fibbing” can be the kindest, most respectful way to handle hallucinations and delusions.

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  • The emotional side of caregiving for an elderly loved one often includes moments of anger. Learn to cope with the anger, frustration and resentment that arises while providing daily care.

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