This Week's Articles on Aging

Here are some recent articles on some of the joys and challenges of aging. I specialize in doing therapy with seniors, both with older adults and older couples. Leave a comment below and let me know what you think. Jacob

Aging in America
Aging in America
Therapy for seniors, helping older adults and couples navigate the physical and emotional challenges of aging
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Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018
Is Aging the Secret to Happiness?
www­.verywellmind­.com - Shared by Jacob Brown
thumbnail Happiness and age are related, but not in the way you might think. For the most part, our culture is youth-driven, so we assume that the young and beautiful also happen to the be the happiest. A youn…
Caregiving: Recognizing Burnout | Cleveland Clinic
my­.clevelandclinic­.org - Shared by Jacob Brown
thumbnail Caregiver burnout is a state of physical, emotional, and mental exhaustion that may be accompanied by a change in attitude -- from positive and caring to negative and unconcerned. Burnout can occur w…
Finding Meaning and Happiness in Old Age
www­.nytimes­.com - Shared by Jacob Brown
thumbnail There are activities I once loved that I can no longer do, or necessarily want to do, like tennis, skiing and ice skating. But I can still walk, cycle, swim, and frolic with my dog, activities that h…
Rethinking Conversations on Prognosis and Life Expectancy
www­.medscape­.com - Shared by Medscape Nurses
thumbnail Not that long ago, Juliet Jacobsen, MD, had for a patient a woman with cancer. The patient did not want Jacobsen to talk about life expectancy. At all. Ever. She didn't want to talk about time-based …
The Relationship Between Delirium And Dementia
www­.forbes­.com - Shared by MediaREDEF
thumbnail By The Milken Institute Center for the Future of Aging, Next Avenue Contributor (Advances in science and public health are increasing longevity and enhancing the quality of life for people around the…
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