Senior's Emotional Health
- Q How can a pet benefit a lonely senior?
Dr. Alexis Abramson, CaregivingHaving a pet can offer a lonely senior a sense of well-being, encouragement and even a reason for living. Being responsible for another life often gives new meaning to the lives of those who are living alone or who have experienced a loss. Caring for and... Full Answer
- Q Why are my elderly parents so anxious about going to the doctor?
Shelley Webb, NursingMost people experience anxiety when they go to the doctor. The exam room can be quite intimidating, especially for senior patients. Conversations tend to be rushed and often little time is set aside for the patient to speak freely. Add to that... Full Answer