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Aging Needs Cooperation

Found this in today's Globe - as someone who sees the effects first hand of people, particularly families, dealing with the downside of aging, this article provides good advice and some options people may be unaware.

 

Another thing people should be aware is that not all dementias are Alzheimer’s so misdiagnosis - or denial - can prevent treatable conditions from being looked after and create unnecessary suffering for all concerned.


Elder mediation

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Delirious Infections

I had an interesting conversation yesterday with a guest speaker we had from the Mental Health Society.

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life and choses we must face

I am 33 years old and sometimes wonder how we as humans coap with life i was diagnosed with depression when i was 10.It has been a long hard road recently i ended up in the mental ward of the hospital after it got bad.  I wanted to take my life but a friend told me to get help and it got me to thinking and maby someone can help me answer a few things.  The first is can someone like me with depression ever meet someone who is kind like me and would understand what i am going through.  The second is how can i cope with the fact that yes everyone i live with my 81 year old grams

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