How Depression Affects Your Aging Memory

How Depression Affects Your Aging Memory

People with depression have reported difficulties in recalling particular memories. All types of memories can be affected by depression, including declarative memory—which involves the recollection of facts and events—and autobiographical memory, which includes recollections of a person’s life history. Here, we look at how depression can affect memory, particularly when it comes to seniors. Short-Term…

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How To Ensure A Safe Living Environment For Your Elderly Parent With Dementia

How To Ensure A Safe Living Environment For Your Elderly Parent With Dementia

More than 55 million individuals across the globe suffer from dementia, with roughly 10 million new cases diagnosed each year. Your elderly parents will inevitably have increasing trouble recalling, perceiving, comprehending, and rationalizing as their dementia worsens. Making daily duties easy allows them to remain as self-sufficient as possible, reducing anger, frustration, and nervousness. Here…

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Health Conditions That Trigger Fatigue In Your Loved One

Often brushed off as a lack of energy, fatigue can become debilitating if it’s an indication of a more serious underlying concern, especially if you’re an older adult. This feeling of extreme weakness affects each individual differently and has many causes.  With that being said, let’s explore some of the most common causes of fatigue…

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