This week's articles on aging

A roundup of some recent articles on some of the joys and challenges of aging. There’s one on Vitamin D and Dementia that was very interesting.

I am an Associate Marriage & Family Therapist, and I specialize in doing therapy with seniors, both with older adults and older couples. I hope you enjoy these articles and find them useful. 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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Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018
The Brain Fog of Menopause
www­.nytimes­.com - Shared by Jacob Brown
thumbnail Dr. Devi chose to publish her report in the obstetric journal because many women in midlife use their gynecologist as their primary care physician “and I want them to know this condition exists and o…
Are There Early Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease to Watch For?
www­.self­.com - Shared by Women's Alzheimer's Movement
thumbnail If your mom suddenly keeps misplacing her keys or your grandfather persistently calls you by your sister’s name, your mind might automatically jump to Alzheimer’s disease. But are these kinds of symp…
10 Critical Safety Tips to Fall-Proof Your Aging Parent’s Home
www­.visitingangels­.com - Shared by Visiting Angels
thumbnail If you’re noticing that your elderly mom or dad is having more problems getting around independently, your family is at a critical juncture. By now you’ve heard the grim statistics . Per the Centers …
7 Signs of Caregiver Burnout
www­.verywellhealth­.com - Shared by Stan Goldberg, Ph.D.
thumbnail If you're the primary caregiver of someone with Alzheimer's disease or another dementia, you may have experienced the honor and privilege of providing care for your loved one. It's also possible, how…
Think teens need the sex talk? Older adults may need it even more
theconversation­.com - Shared by The Health Cannabist
thumbnail Humans are sexual beings. This urge does not stop when the clock strikes 60. Or even 90. Young adults may deny older relatives are having sex, but sexual activity is a strong indicator of healthy agi…
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