In Home Counseling for Seniors: Enhancing Quality of Life and Emotional Well-being

Social service to elderly

Helping Older Adults Thrive in the Comfort of Their Own Homes In the journey of life, reaching old age is a milestone that brings with it unique challenges and opportunities. As older adults navigate the aging process, they may encounter various physical, emotional, and mental health issues. These can impact their overall quality of life … Read more

Geriatric Depression Scale (GDS) Long and Short Form

Geriatric Depression Scale-30 LONG FORM Geriatric Depression Scale- 15 SHORT FORM Key takeaway: The Geriatric Depression Screening Scale (GDS) is an important tool in assessing depression in elderly patients. The GDS-30 Long Form is a comprehensive assessment tool that allows for a thorough evaluation of depressive symptoms in geriatric patients. Administering and scoring the GDS-30 … Read more

Why You Look Older When You’re Depressed


Women who have depression consistently report that they feel older than their age. Researchers have wondered if depression does cause the skin to look older, as it has been known to worsen other chronic illnesses such as high blood pressure and heart disease. In a 2014 study from the University of Tokyo, researchers found depression … Read more

Anxiety and Neuropathy: Are They Companion Conditions?

anxiety and neuropathy symptoms

How many of you are asking the question, “Can anxiety and neuropathy truly exist together”? If you are wondering if there is a relationship between these two conditions, then I want to stress that you’re not alone. It is my goal to provide a little more information about these two human maladies to help you … Read more

Antidepressants may be worsening Depression? What is FDA Doing?

Antidepressants may be worsening Depression

Depression (major depressive disorder) is a typical and genuine therapeutic sickness that adversely influences how you feel, the way you think and how you act. Luckily, it is treatable. Misery causes sentiments of trouble and/or lost enthusiasm for activities that a person was once delighted in. It can prompt an assortment of physical issues and … Read more

A Link Between Depression And Chronic Pain

chronic pain and depression

Living with a sense of constant pain is a heavy burden for anyone. However, multiply it with depression – one of the most common diseases among people who suffer from chronic pain – and you get an almost unbearable condition. Depression increases pain and makes the person helpless in the struggle against it. However, a … Read more

Everything You Need to Know about Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder, also referred to as manic-depression, is a disorder of the brain that results in unusual shifts in: Moods Energy levels Activity levels Abilities to do daily tasks The symptoms of this condition can be quite severe. They are very different from the typical ups and downs that we all experience from time to … Read more

9 Ways to Help a Friend Deal With Post Partum Depression

Deal With Post Partum Depression

Postpartum depression is a debilitating illness, which disrupts friendships and even devastates families. Postpartum depression symptoms include panic, mood swings, sleep disturbances, anxiety, changes in appetite, hyperactivity, crying and feeling sad for no clear reason or feeling as if you want to cry but can not, irritability, obsessive and negative thoughts, and loss of self-esteem … Read more