Antipsychotic drugs have severe adverse effects that lead many people to come off them. But when they do most receive no support dealing with the serious withdrawal effects.
Vision changes can cause strange dementia behavior Dementia causes a variety of changes in the brain, including how the eyes see and how the brain processes the information the eyes bring in. When seniors with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia behave in strange ways, we might assume they’re hallucinating. Hallucination is a possible symptom, but the behavior … Read moreDementia and Eyesight: 3 Common Changes and Behaviors
As a caregiver, getting outside to enjoy fresh air and sunshine is a great way to feel good. Nature can lift our mood, reduce stress and provide a refreshing change of scenery. While leaving the house with an older adult may require extra planning, the benefits of the outdoors are endless. If you’re ready to … Read moreReady for Sunshine? 6 Refreshing Outdoor Ideas to Enjoy with Your Loved One
In times of uncertainty, many people feel like they need to put on a brave face, for their children or for others that care about them. Is this okay? Probably, but it is complex.
High-deductible plans and policy misunderstandings to insurers who grant no or paltry cost-of-living increases to therapists serve as roadblocks to quality mental health care.
The LEAP method, championed by Dr. Xavier Amador, describes a new way for patients and caregivers to effectively communicate. This post focuses on partnering.
The majority of women are dissatisfied with their breasts. Society may suggest that surgery is the solution, but it’s possible that self-acceptance and self-care are the answer.
Don’t know how to support a friend struggling with infertility? Here’s some research-based advice.
Self-care is living a life that’s meaningful and being true to yourself. It’s knowing that massages and green juices are great ways to enjoy life, not escape from it.
Seniors with complex health needs can benefit from a specialist Many older adults have multiple chronic health conditions. Treatments for one issue can easily affect other aspects of their health and worsen their overall quality of life. Managing these complex health situations are where geriatricians (geriatric doctors) can be especially helpful. We explain what a … Read moreWhat Does a Geriatric Doctor Do? How Seniors Benefit From a Specialist