• Treatment
    Support a Loved One in Getting Treatment

    Watching a loved one struggle with addiction to drugs and alcohol is a difficult experience. Family relationships become strained when the person who is struggling exhibits unacceptable behavior.  At the same time, friends and family are an...

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  • anxiety
    Four Ways to Cope with Anxiety

    Everyday life has a significant number of elements and events that cause stress. While most people can deal with it, there are certain individuals who face severe anxiety daily and must control these stress sources, since they...

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  • Mental Health
    Why Mental Health is as Important as Physical Health Over 50

    For many, when you reach the age of 50, chances are you’re focused on physical rather than mental health, but, both are quite important, and for those who are looking to improve their physical health and wellness,...

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  • Positive Thinking
    How Positive Thinking Can Boost Your Self-Confidence After 50

    Everybody struggles with a lack of self-confidence at some point in their lives whether they are 15, 20, 30 or 60. Feeling unsure of oneself in certain situations is completely normal because we are all human beings...

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  • Mental Health
    Why You Should Never Ignore Your Mental Health

    When we feel physically unwell, most of us will take a pill, have some rest, maybe see a medical professional if it seems to be more serious than a cold or a bug. However, when it comes...

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  • Keep your memory sharp
    Keeping Memory Sharp with Age

    Losing items, forgetting people’s names and missing appointments are common and frustrating challenges, but for people 65 and older, such instances can be frightening. It’s a common perception that our memory fades as we age. The human brain...

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  • Veterans
    Veterans are Less Likely to Seek Mental Health Counseling than Active-Duty Military Members

    According to recent survey findings from the University of Phoenix, while more than 90 percent of all veterans and active-duty service members believe mental health is as important as physical health, there are significant differences in the...

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  • Dog
    How Your Dog Can Boost Your Mood and Mental Health

    At any age, we can be affected by mental health, and as we enter mid-life, it is not unusual for there to be a rise in conditions like anxiety and depression. While there are plenty of ways...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Writing to Preserve and Revive Memory

    By Beth N. Carvin – If you’re old enough to remember the John F. Kennedy assassination or the Cuban missile crisis, you’re probably realizing that your memory isn’t what it used to be. Indeed, the Centers for...

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  • 7 Simple Ways to Improve Your Health and Have More Energy

    By Dr. Sean McCaffrey— Do you wake up with low energy in the morning, needing several cups of coffee to get your motor going? We all get run down occasionally but feeling chronically fatigued can have a profound...

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  • Friendships: Minerals for the Aging Brain

    By Dr. John Medina– You’d have a hard time finding someone more socially active— and intellectually lively—than wealthy heiress and arts patron Brooke Astor. By the year 2000, she was New York royalty, married to a man...

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  • mental health
    Three Ways Mental Health Professionals Can Address Mental Illness in Aging Adults

    When people think of retirement, a life of carefree days may come to mind, but for some of those who are currently in retirement, it can be anything but. Transitioning from fast-paced careers to slower lifestyles can...

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