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    Renee Marcus

    Recent Posts

    How Does Art Therapy Benefit Alzheimer's Patients?

    Topics: Alzheimer's, Aging

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


    The Benefits Of Pet Therapy At Assisted Living Facilities

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

    How to Deal With a Bitter Aging Parent

    Topics: Caregivers, Parents Aging, Elderly Care, Aging

    How to Best Communicate with an Alzheimer's Patient

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

    How to Care for Someone with Dementia

    Topics: Caregivers, Dementia, Mental Health, Elderly Care

    4 Tips To Rejuvenate Your Elderly Resident with Depression

    Topics: Depression, Elderly Care, Group Therapy

    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


    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

    How to Tell Your Aging Parents They Need Care

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

    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

    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

    Enjoyable Games for Dementia & Alzheimers Patients

    Topics: Caregivers, Dementia, Alzheimer's

    What to expect as a clinician at New England Geriatrics

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

    Exercise Is Important to Limit Depression in Elderly People

    Topics: Depression

    Recognizing and Treating Types of Depression in Geriatric Patients

    Topics: Depression

    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

    Holiday Activities for the Elderly


    How Seniors Can Benefit From Mental Health Services

    Topics: Mental Health

    Tips for Keeping the Elderly Mind Active

    Topics: Mental Health, Nursing Home Providers

    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

    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

    The Importance Of Geriatric Psychiatry Services At Nursing Homes

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

    Caring for the Alzheimer's Patient

    Topics: Caregivers, Alzheimer's, Nursing Home Providers

    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


    How to Recognize Depression in a Senior

    Topics: Depression

    Alzheimer's Disease Does Not Pass the Smell Test

    Topics: Alzheimer's

    Overcoming Late Life Depression

    Topics: Depression

    How Stress Can Affect the Health of Caregivers

    Topics: Caregivers

    Alzheimer's Breakthrough Milestones


    Benefits of Dance for Patients in Long-Term Care

    Topics: Long-term Care

    Suicide in Older Adults


    May is Mental Health Month and Older Americans Month


    Depression in the Elderly is Often Mistaken for Dementia

    Topics: Dementia, Depression

    Maintaining a Healthy Environment in Long-Term Care

    Topics: Long-term Care

    Keeping Seniors Social


    Welcome Two New Directors to the New England Geriatrics Team