Tag Archives: loss

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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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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Today is my final goodbye – 06/19

Lately, with my brother passing and having not one, but two clients go into assisted living or the convalescent center, I could say that my heart is broken but will definitely heal. I am sad for the losses, but the … Continue reading

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Sweet day of giving

Yesterday I was able to deliver both gifts I had left to be given to my female clients for Mother’s Day. It was a sweet sense of loss where one client was concerned because hers was just as much of … Continue reading

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Can taste and smell loss harm elders?

While taste and smell help us either enjoy or stay away from certain things that we dislike or that could potentially be harmful to us, food included, it is not necessarily dangerous. The worst that can happen is that a … Continue reading

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