Tag Archives: depression

Things are going quite well these days – (Posted late on 02/21 from 02/17/2016)

When dealing with the elderly, caregivers tend to have to deal with death and depression quite a bit. The depression can be due to many, many factors, one of which is that each day they draw nearer and nearer to … Continue reading

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Knowing your diagnosis can lead to severe depression – (Posted late on 02/07 from 02/03)

Ever since I was a young girl attending Catholic School, I have been all too aware of death. Death happened to be a topic of concern many times over in our religion classes. The elderly that are diagnosed with Congestive … Continue reading

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Helping kick depression in the behind

Depression can really affect people. If you have never experienced it, you may not realize just how devastating it can possibly be – especially true if the person in question is an elder that has already been through many losses … Continue reading

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Losing a pet – (Posted late on 01/31 from 01/30)

So, yesterday I wrote about how helpful, physical and mentally (but also emotionally and spiritually) a pet can help an elder. I have witnessed actual events where this is absolutely true! That is why losing a pet is so gosh … Continue reading

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Pets – (Posted late on 01/31 from 01/29)

Okay, so some of you may or may not believe that a dog or a cat is important because perhaps you are not ‘animal people.’ However, the medical community can and will indeed present you with a number of facts … Continue reading

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Other depression scenarios – (Posted late on 01/31 from 01/28)

I know from personal experience that a parent that loses a child goes through a depression that cannot possibly be imagined unless you are speaking to someone that is in that same boat. Even then, a loss is a personal … Continue reading

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Love once strong, lost to time – (Posted late on 01/31 from 01/27)

As I was stipulating in yesterday’s post, a big depression scenario can possibly begin with losing a life partner. Just thinking about some of the stories that I have heard over the years, I begin to tear up! Let me … Continue reading

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