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Could Your Loved One Have an Anxiety Disorder?

Posted on April 30, 2020 - These days, it seems like we have a lot to worry about! The coronavirus outbreak, politics, the stock market, all added to our usual worries about health, money, perhaps the problems of other family members … we can all be excused for being fretful. But chronic worrying might be a sign of an anxiety disorder, and this problem is especially common among older adults.

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Pharmacists separate COVID fact from fiction

Posted on April 28, 2020 - University of Georgia College of Pharmacy experts answer some common questions about the coronavirus pandemic and medications.

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Helping a Loved One With Dementia Manage Their Money

Posted on April 23, 2020 - When a senior is living with Alzheimer’s disease or a related disorder, family members often worry about their loved one’s safety. Will Dad go to bed, forgetting the tea kettle is boiling on the stove? Will Mom get lost? Will Uncle Chuck keep trying to drive, even though he’s not safe behind the wheel? Their concerns are not misplaced! And even in the earliest stages of dementia, a senior may face yet another danger: trouble managing their money.

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Dealing with Cornovirus: It's OK to Be Anxious

Posted on April 21, 2020 - When we feel bad about something, we can make ourselves feel worse if we judge those feelings! And few of us are escaping anxiety these days. Duke University experts say we should cut ourselves some slack.

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Family Caregiver Concerns During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted on April 16, 2020 - Now that most of us have been practicing social distancing for over a month, it’s becoming apparent that our experience depends in part on our life circumstances. People who still must work around others — healthcare workers, grocery workers, mail carriers, bus drivers — are all heroes, and let’s not forget to honor and thank them! Parents are scrambling to telecommute while ensuring their children are keeping up with online lessons. And people who also are providing care support for elderly loved ones have an extra set of concerns.

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