Giving Care: Senior & Disabled Caregiver Resource Blog

Meditation: How to Lessen Anxiety in 10 Minutes

What is Anxiety Anxiety is an overwhelming feeling that can consume your entire body and mind. People who have not experienced a panic attack don’t understand how it can affect you. There are many ways to deal with anxiety including therapy and medication. But there is


Depression in the Elderly

Many people think that depression is a natural part of the aging process, but that is not true. In fact, there is actually a name for it, which is geriatric depression. Depression is common. Approximately 15 million people in the United States have depression symptoms


Pet Therapy in a Nutshell

Combatting loneliness in seniors is a huge care giving hurdle. Since their families are often uninvolved and limitations in mobility make it difficult to maintain a social life, an older adult is especially prone to isolation. Apart from the drastically lowered quality of life, these


How to Enjoy the Holidays When the Children Have All Moved Out

Some seniors may feel lonely after all their children have moved out. However, many others are actually pleased and ready to enjoy life, especially if their children hung around at home much longer than they should have. But, even those seniors who are happy to