Category: Aging

Stress Levels Rise When Caring for Others

Caregivers typically report higher stress levels than other adults, according to APA’s Stress in America survey.
A lot of people don’t get what it means to take care of another human being. As kids, we don’t realize how hard it is to parent a child. And until you have cared for another ill or elderly person, it is often difficult to …[Read More]

Observing Grief

A look at the common experience of loss and some ways to heal through grieving.

End of life issues

Life can be so unfair.  Many of us have been saddened by the premature death of Steve Jobs. The loss of such a bright, innovative individual who has contributed so much to society can even make us feel angry. We ask ourselves, “why”. Many who believe in God  get angry and wonder why God takes wonderful people and …[Read More]

Understanding Early-Onset Dementia

Women’s basketball coach Pat Summit recently announced she had been diagnosed with early-onset dementia, Alzheimer’s type, at the age of 59. She is a legend at the University of Tennessee where she has coached for the last 37 seasons and has amassed more wins than anyone else in college basketball history. For many, Summit’s announcement …[Read More]