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13 Ways to Beat Depression During the Pandemic

Posted on May 7, 2020 - When we’re experiencing an emotionally distressing time, so often we turn to others. But as the coronavirus epidemic continues, many of the traditional ways we seek comfort are unavailable to us. A hug from a loved one or stranger, a get-together to discuss our grief and worries over coffee, a spontaneous gathering to light candles and leave flowers … many things we do when there’s a tragedy in our lives or across our nation are now taboo due to the very crisis with which we’re dealing.

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Want to help overstressed ERs? Be safe at home

Posted on May 5, 2020 - Here’s another way we can help out during the coronavirus pandemic. The American Heart Association reminds us that fall prevention is more important than ever during this time that we really don’t want to go to the hospital!

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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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