5 Myths About Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

More at… https://starlightcaregivers.com/blog/5-myths-about-obsessive-compulsive-disorder/ By Helen Blair Simpson, M.D.July 6, 2016 When people learn that I am a psychiatrist who has spent the last 20 years studying obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) at Columbia University Medical Center, I get various reactions. They include jokes (“Hey, we could really use you in my family”) an… Read More

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5 Myths About Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

More at… https://starlightcaregivers.com/blog/5-myths-about-obsessive-compulsive-disorder/ By Helen Blair Simpson, M.D.July 6, 2016 When people learn that I am a psychiatrist who has spent the last 20 years studying obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) at Columbia University Medical Center, I get various reactions. They include jokes (“Hey, we could really use you in my family”) an… Read More

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Five impactors that lead to elderly depression and anger

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WASHINGTON, JUly 31, 2017 – Meltdowns are natural occurrences in life. Everyone experience it, from children to teenagers, up to adults. Unfortunately, meltdowns among elderlies are the hardest to handle. Mood swings among seniors often result from poor health, pain, stress, and dissatisfaction… Read More

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How to Help Seniors and Caregivers Manage Diabetes at Home(Canada)

More at… http://www.caregiverstress.com/geriatric-professional-resources/professional-development/how-to-help-seniors-and-caregivers-manage-diabetes-at-homecanada/ As the rate of diabetes in Canadian adults over age 65 continues to rise, senior care professionals can play a significant role in helping these older adults and their family caregivers manage the condition at home. According Statistics Canada, as of 2014, nearly 1 million seniors have been diagnose… Read More

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5 Myths About Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

More at… https://starlightcaregivers.com/blog/5-myths-about-obsessive-compulsive-disorder/ By Helen Blair Simpson, M.D.July 6, 2016 When people learn that I am a psychiatrist who has spent the last 20 years studying obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) at Columbia University Medical Center, I get various reactions. They include jokes (“Hey, we could really use you in my family”) an… Read More

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5 Myths About Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

More at… https://starlightcaregivers.com/blog/5-myths-about-obsessive-compulsive-disorder/ By Helen Blair Simpson, M.D.July 6, 2016 When people learn that I am a psychiatrist who has spent the last 20 years studying obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) at Columbia University Medical Center, I get various reactions. They include jokes (“Hey, we could really use you in my family”) an… Read More

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Alzheimer’s Foundation of America Offers Tips For Traveling With People With Dementia

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NEW YORK (July 18, 2017) — Traveling is a way to relax and recharge, but it can be stressful when things don’t go as planned.  That’s especially true for families who are traveling with a loved one living with dementia.  With the summer travel season in full swing, the Alzheimer’s Found… Read More

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