Tag Archives: SAD Disorder

How to help ward off SAD

According to the Mayo Clinic Staff, there is absolutely no way to prevent SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) from developing in your client. Helping to manage the symptoms, however, may help to prevent them from getting worse over time. When you, … Continue reading

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Other Therapies, Coping and Support for SAD

Besides exercising, getting outside, and inducing a sunnier disposition, there are a few Mind-Body Therapies that you can try with your clients that experience SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) symptoms. If they can do Yoga, Guided Imagery or Meditation, you may … Continue reading

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Unconventional alternative medications for those with SAD

The Mayo Clinic Staff understand from meeting with so many individuals young and old that have Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), that many of them do not care to take traditional prescription medications or depression meds to feel better from the … Continue reading

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Managing SAD at home

According to the Mayo Clinic Staff, if the Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) symptoms in the seniors that you care for are not very severe, there are a few things that you can do to help prevent them from showing their … Continue reading

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When an elder requires psychotherapy for SAD

The older generation did not turn to anyone if they needed help. They relied on themselves and their own instincts thus it may be quite difficult to broach the topic of them seeing a psychotherapist while trying to deal with … Continue reading

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Medications prescribed for SAD

According to the Mayo Clinic Staff, there are medications that can help one get over the hump of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) during the dark, grey, dreary months of late fall and throughout the winter. At times, antidepressants are prescribed, … Continue reading

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Various SAD treatments

Treatment for Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) in seniors ranges from simplistic to involved. Simplistic treatment includes light therapy; moderate may include prescription medications and light therapy; while the most difficult cases may include both of these therapies in addition to … Continue reading

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