Jimmy Potters owns and operates Jimmy Potters Studio and Workshop in Fairfax, VA, and he graciously spoke to us about the benefits of clay therapy for seniors and those who may be suffering from conditions such as depression or dementia. From using hands and muscles to work and shape the [...]
Despite the growing number of over-65 people in this country, many of our aging loved ones struggle with feeling lonely and isolated. Without social interaction with family and friends, later years of life can be sad and even dangerous. It’s important to explore the causes and risk factors for senior isolation, and to be [...]
Are you concerned that a loved one may be hoarding? Our latest article explores the psychology behind hoarding and provides helpful tips on understanding and addressing this potentially hazardous situation.
Memorial Day weekend is almost upon us, so we researched some of the best events and outings the whole family can get out and enjoy this summer.
We live in an age where we can communicate with friends and family members across the country and around the globe with a few clicks of a mouse or taps on a smart phone screen. However, despite advances in communications technology and the increasing connectedness it brings, research indicates that, as a society, we are lonelier than we have ever been. Perhaps no other age group feels the keen sting of loneliness more than the elderly.