Our Senior Parents may need help at home and not even know it. It is often hard to tell when aging is affecting a loved one, but don’t ignore the warning signs. We remember them as robust, independent, and able to care for themselves, so it is hard to admit when they need help, although the signs are obvious.
Did you know that heart disease is a killer that strikes more women than men?
Heart disease kills more women than all cancers combined. One in three deaths in women is from heart disease; compared to one in 31 American women die from breast cancer each year. Women don’t experience the same symptoms as men with heart disease,
At the recent Canadian Psychological Conference I attended, June 2016 I learned about the benefits of “mindfulness mediation.” What caught my attention was that studies have shown that mindfulness-based intervention are effective in the reduction of both rumination and worry which contribute to mental illness such as depression and anxiety. Mindfulness has become popular because its meditative style has a distinctive method of handling emotions.
At a recent Psychological Conference I attended I was surprised at the volume and variety of computerized mental health assessment tools that are available to Clinicians. The computerized tests are available for children, teens, adults and the elderly. These computerized tests can help assess functional impairment covering six important life areas. These life areas include school/work,