Category Archives for "Social Well-being"

3 Ways to Get Value From Reminiscing

3 Ways To Get Value From Reminiscing Do you know why older adults tell the same stories over and over? Because it’s how they make meaning of their lives. Reflection on their life events affirms that their life has been worthwhile The life review process is an important part of healthy aging, psychologically and spiritually. If your loved […]

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When You Worry About Elderly Neighbors

When You Worry About ​Elderly NeighborsNancy called last week worried about her elderly neighbor and wondering what to do. She sees her neighbor out walking, but when Nancy talks to her, it seems like she might have some dementia. No adult children have visited that Nancy knows of. The house and yard need work, and her […]

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Caregiver Grief

Is Grief Taking A Toll On Older Caregivers? Caring for someone with dementia is stressful. You already know that. What you may not know is how grief is a large component of the stress caregivers feel. We expect and anticipate grief when there’s a sudden loss like a death. But caring for a loved one with […]

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