Monthly Archives: June 2014

When a Spouse Dies: How to Help Your Loved One with Dementia Cope with Loss

The death of a beloved spouse—especially a partner for decades—is one of life’s most stressful events. In fact, on the Holmes-Rahe Life Stress Inventory, a tool used to predict risk of stress-induced health issues, death of a spouse ranks first, … Continue reading

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Touchy Topics: Older Adults, Dementia and Sexuality

Sex and older adults. It’s the butt of all too many jokes. Dirty old men. Frigid or sex-starved woman. Wrinkled bodies. Impotence. But as we live longer and social mores evolve, older adults are becoming more vocal about sexual needs … Continue reading

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