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Geriatric Mental Health Blog

    New England Geriatrics Announces Expansion Into Connecticut

     

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    Topics: Mental Health, Geriatrics, New England Geriatrics, Connecticut, Masonicare, psychiatry, ECHN

    West Central Family and Counseling Announces New Clinical Leadership

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    Topics: WCFC

    West Central Family and Counseling Launches Cancer Informed Therapy Program

    Topics: Mental Health, Group Therapy, Oncology, Social Work, Therapy, Cancer, Cancer Treatment, Western Massachusetts

    West Central Family and Counseling Awarded CARF Accreditation

    Topics: Mental Health, Behavioral Health, Healthcare, CARF

    Fun Summer Activities To Do With Your Elderly Patient

    Topics: Caregivers, Staying Active, Elderly Care

    NEG's 2016 Conference Highlights

    Topics: Mental Health, Healthcare, NEG, WCFC

    NEG Attends The AAGP

    Topics: Mental Health

    What Should Be On A Social Worker's Resume?

    Topics: New England Geriatrics

    Does Stress Affect Memory in the Elderly?

    Topics: Mental Health

    Meet New England Geriatrics Vice President of Operations Karen Mozzer

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    Gratitude, It's Not Just for Thanksgiving Any More

    Topics: Gratitude

    How To Get Through The Holiday Season Without Gaining Weight

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    How to get involved with Alzheimer's Awareness Month

    Topics: Alzheimer's

    Meet Melissa Murphy: Medical Records Director/Hospitalizations

    Topics: Mental Health, NEG, medical careers

    How Can Physicians Impress During a Career Fair?

    Topics: Healthcare, physicians

    How to better care for your aging loved one

    Topics: Caregivers, Mental Health, Alzheimer's, Parents Aging, Aging, Geriatrics

    How to cope with a loved one struggling with late-life depression

    Topics: Mental Health, Depression, Aging, Geriatrics

    How Does Art Therapy Benefit Alzheimer's Patients?

    Topics: Alzheimer's, Aging

    Veterans and Mental Health: What Obstacles Do They Face?

    Topics: Depression, Behavioral Health, NEG, veterans

    Living With A Spouse With Early-Onset Alzheimer's Disease

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    How Do Mental Health Services Benefit Nursing Homes?

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    The Benefits Of Pet Therapy At Assisted Living Facilities

    Topics: Caregivers, Mental Health, Geriatric Psychiatrist, Parents Aging, Healthcare, Aging, nursing homes

    Senior Living: 5 Ways to Improve Body and Mind

    Topics: Mental Health, Staying Active, Elderly Care, Aging, managing stress

    Fun Summer Activities To Do With Your Elderly Patient

    Topics: Caregivers, Staying Active, Elderly Care

    How to Deal With a Bitter Aging Parent

    Topics: Caregivers, Parents Aging, Elderly Care, Aging

    Meet Stacey Rossano; NEG Program Director

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    Living in Control with Anxiety

    Topics: Mental Health, managing stress, coping with anxiety

    How to Best Communicate with an Alzheimer's Patient

    Topics: Long-term Care, Caregivers, Mental Health, Alzheimer's

    3 Tips For Providing In-Home Care

    Topics: Caregivers, Elderly Care

    How a Well-Designed Environment Can Help Dementia Patients

    Topics: Dementia, Mental Health, Nursing Home Providers, Healthcare, nursing homes

    How to Care for Someone with Dementia

    Topics: Caregivers, Dementia, Mental Health, Elderly Care

    Three Tips to Help an Elderly Loved One Transition to a Nursing Home

    Topics: Long-term Care, Parents Aging, Elderly Care, nursing homes

    Getting Quality Support and Care for your Elderly Loved One

    Topics: Long-term Care, Mental Health, Around New England Geriatrics, Nursing Home Providers, Elderly Care, Group Therapy

    Summer Safety Tips For The Elderly

    Topics: Caregivers, Parents Aging, Elderly Care, Aging, managing stress

    Top Causes of Depression in the Elderly

    Topics: Depression, Parents Aging, Elderly Care

    4 Tips To Rejuvenate Your Elderly Resident with Depression

    Topics: Depression, Elderly Care, Group Therapy

    What Are the Differences Between Vascular Dementia and Alzheimer's?

    Topics: Dementia, Alzheimer's, Vascular Dementia

    7 Things to Consider When Choosing a Long-term Care Community For Your Loved One

    Topics: Long-term Care, Elderly Care

    Finding Affordable Homecare Services Before The Nursing Home

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    What are the Stages of Vascular Dementia?

    Topics: Dementia, Mental Health

    Depression in Seniors: Knowing the Signs

    Topics: Mental Health, Depression

    The Behavior Treatment Plan Is Like A Psychological MRI

    Topics: Caregivers, Behavioral Health, Around New England Geriatrics

    Addressing Mental Health Before Stage 4 (#B4Stage4)

    Topics: Mental Health

    Tips on Providing Seniors In-Home Health Care

    Topics: Caregivers, Healthcare, Elderly Care

    The Power of Positive Attitudes when Coping With Elderly Stress

    Topics: Caregivers, Mental Health, Elderly Care, managing stress

    5 Gift Ideas for Moms With Alzheimer's Disease

    Topics: Caregivers, Alzheimer's

    Senior Health Care and Safety Advice for Baby Boomers

    Topics: Elderly Care, Aging

    Signs & Symptoms of Frontotemporal Dementia

    Topics: Dementia, Mental Health, Behavioral Health

    How to Tell Your Aging Parents They Need Care

    Topics: Long-term Care, Parents Aging, Elderly Care

    How to Stay Composed While Caring for an Alzheimer's Patient

    Topics: Caregivers, Alzheimer's, Staying Active

    Springtime fun for Senior Residents

    Topics: Long-term Care, Nursing Home Providers, Staying Active, Elderly Care

    Are You Concerned About an Aging Parent?

    Topics: Alzheimer's, Parents Aging

    4 Important Warning Signs of Alzheimer's Disease

    Topics: Alzheimer's

    The Importance of Seniors Staying Fit and Active

    Topics: Depression, Staying Active

    How to Know if It's Depression or Dementia

    Topics: Dementia, Depression

    What Should A Care Plan for a Dementia Patient Include?

    Topics: Dementia, Alzheimer's

    Simple Tests for Early Alzheimers Symptoms

    Topics: Alzheimer's

    Five Symptoms of Advanced Alzheimers

    Topics: Alzheimer's

    Enjoyable Games for Dementia & Alzheimers Patients

    Topics: Caregivers, Dementia, Alzheimer's

    Understanding Elderly Depression

    Topics: Depression

    How to Successfully Communicate with Dementia Patients

    Topics: Caregivers, Dementia

    Does Stress Affect Memory in the Elderly?

    Topics: Mental Health

    What to expect as a clinician at New England Geriatrics

    Topics: Mental Health, Around New England Geriatrics, Elderly Care

    Gait Disturbances May Predict Dementia in Older Adults

    Topics: Dementia

    Physical Activity Prevents Cognitive Issues in the Elderly

    Topics: Mental Health, Staying Active

    Why Group Therapy Is Rewarding For All Involved?

    Topics: Mental Health, Group Therapy

    Exercise Is Important to Limit Depression in Elderly People

    Topics: Depression

    10 Signs of a Geriatric Mental Health Problem

    Topics: Mental Health

    Early Detection of Alzheimer's May Prevent It Getting Worse

    Topics: Caregivers, Alzheimer's

    The Benefits of Smart Phones for the Elderly

    Topics: Caregivers, Elderly Care

    Why Apply As A Nurse Practitioner At New England Geriatrics?

    Topics: Mental Health, Around New England Geriatrics, Elderly Care

    Recognizing and Treating Types of Depression in Geriatric Patients

    Topics: Depression

    The Growing Importance of Geriatric Mental Health Care

    Topics: Mental Health, Depression, Geriatric Psychiatrist

    Depression in Older Americans Expected to Double in Next 15 Years: Will We Be Ready?

    Topics: Mental Health, Depression

    How to Assess When It's Time to Move Your Loved One Into Assisted Living

    Topics: Caregivers, Dementia, Mental Health

    In the Elderly, Good Mental Health Helps Good Physical Health

    Topics: Mental Health

    New Research Indicates Social Media Benefitting the Elderly

    Topics: Caregivers, Mental Health, Staying Active, Elderly Care

    Ideas for Holiday Gifts For Seniors

    Topics: Caregivers, Parents Aging, Elderly Care

    Creating An Impact As A Geriatric Social Worker Is The Best Reward

    Topics: Behavioral Health, Alzheimer's, Around New England Geriatrics

    Holiday Activities for the Elderly

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    Is Compliance With HIPAA Enough To Keep Your Data Safe?

    Topics: Healthcare

    How Seniors Can Benefit From Mental Health Services

    Topics: Mental Health

    Welcome, Jo-Anne Gaughan-Cabral, MSW, LICSW, As The Regional Program Director

    Topics: Around New England Geriatrics

    Tips for Keeping the Elderly Mind Active

    Topics: Mental Health, Nursing Home Providers

    How to Keep From Taking Dementia Personally

    Topics: Dementia

    Meet Our Program Director At Baystate Wing Hospital Geriatric Unit

    Topics: Around New England Geriatrics

    Home for the Holidays: Helping Seniors Celebrate in Assisted Living

    Topics: Long-term Care, Depression, Nursing Home Providers

    Watching Out For Depression in Older Adults

    Topics: Depression

    Tips for Coping with Caregiver Stress

    Topics: Caregivers

    Announcing: Saint Anne's Hospital Geriatric Psychiatry Unit At New England Sinai Hospital

    Topics: Around New England Geriatrics

    How Socialization Can Benefit the Elderly

    Topics: Depression, Staying Active

    Tips for Managing the Side Effects of Medications Used for Geriatric Mental Health Treatment

    Topics: Mental Health

    Common Mental Illnesses Affect Many Seniors

    Topics: Dementia, Mental Health, Depression

    Effective Treatments for Depression in Elderly Care Settings

    Topics: Depression

    Reduce the Risk of Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia

    Topics: Dementia, Alzheimer's

    The Importance Of Geriatric Psychiatry Services At Nursing Homes

    Topics: Long-term Care, Nursing Home Providers, Geriatric Psychiatrist

    Dealing with the Stress of A Resident Accepting a New Caregiver

    Topics: Long-term Care, Caregivers, Depression

    What is a Geriatric Psychiatrist?

    Topics: Geriatric Psychiatrist

    Parents and Adult Children: Coping With the Role Reversal

    Topics: Caregivers, Mental Health, Parents Aging

    Alzheimer's: 3 Key Ways Stay Active to Keep Your Brain Active

    Topics: Dementia, Alzheimer's

    Caring for the Alzheimer's Patient

    Topics: Caregivers, Alzheimer's, Nursing Home Providers

    Facts about Dementia and the Elderly

    Topics: Dementia

    Geriatrics and Mental Health

    Topics: Mental Health

    Loneliness in the Elderly

    Topics: Depression

    How to Help a Family Cope with Their Loved One's Alzheimer's

    Topics: Alzheimer's

    Scientists Put a FINGER on Dementia Protection

    Topics: Dementia

    The Geriatric Depression Scale

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    What You Need to Know about Vascular Dementia

    Topics: Dementia, Behavioral Health

    Activities for People with Alzheimer's Disease

    Topics: Alzheimer's

    How to Recognize Depression in a Senior

    Topics: Depression

    Top 3 Tips for Preventing Depression in Seniors

    Topics: Depression

    Dementia: 10 tips for keeping an active mind

    Topics: Dementia

    How Caregivers Can Respond to Dementia

    Topics: Long-term Care, Dementia, Alzheimer's

    5 Tips for Memory Stimulation in Long-Term Care Facilities

    Topics: Long-term Care, Caregivers

    Understanding the Progression of Frontotemporal Dementia

    Topics: Dementia

    Alzheimer's Disease Does Not Pass the Smell Test

    Topics: Alzheimer's

    The Role of Geriatric Psychiatrists

    Topics: Mental Health, Around New England Geriatrics

    Under the Dove, the Heart, and the Olive Branch

    Topics: Around New England Geriatrics

    Helping Family Members Cope With an Alzheimer's Patient

    Topics: Alzheimer's

    The Benefits of Receiving Professional Healthcare

    Topics: Mental Health

    The Caregiver's Role in Later Age Mental Health

    Topics: Mental Health

    Welcome Dr. Mirot to our Team

    Topics:

    Overcoming Late Life Depression

    Topics: Depression

    How Stress Can Affect the Health of Caregivers

    Topics: Caregivers

    Geriatric Mental Fitness: Ways to Stay Sharp

    Topics: Mental Health

    How to Help an Elderly Parent with Geriatric Depression

    Topics: Depression

    Alzheimer's Breakthrough Milestones

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    What is Geriatric Behavioral Health?

    Topics: Behavioral Health

    10 Warning Signs of Dementia

    Topics: Dementia

    Benefits of Dance for Patients in Long-Term Care

    Topics: Long-term Care

    Stress-Relieving Ideas for Dementia Patient Caregivers

    Topics: Caregivers, Dementia

    Suicide in Older Adults

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    May is Mental Health Month and Older Americans Month

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    Depression in the Elderly is Often Mistaken for Dementia

    Topics: Dementia, Depression

    Recognizing Signs & Caring for a Patient with Frontotemporal Dementia

    Topics: Dementia

    Avoiding a Healthcare Data Breach: The Titanic Effect

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    Maintaining a Healthy Environment in Long-Term Care

    Topics: Long-term Care

    Common Mental Health Disorders Seen in the Elderly

    Topics: Mental Health

    Importance of Mental Health Exams for the Elderly

    Topics: Mental Health

    Tips for Helping the Elderly Who Suffer from Mental Health Disorders

    Topics: Mental Health

    Are Your Elderly Residents Stubborn, Tired, or Something More

    Topics: Long-term Care, Depression

    Keeping Seniors Social

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    Welcome Two New Directors to the New England Geriatrics Team

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    Five Tips for Dementia Caregivers

    Topics: Caregivers, Dementia

    Creating a Supportive and Healing Environment in Long-term Care

    Topics: Long-term Care