December 2012 Archives

Spending the Holidays with Those with Dementia

posted by Ted Ryan on December 17, 2012

While the holidays are times for good cheer, they can also be quite hectic and stressful. The season of celebration and breaking away from everyday life can be especially difficult for people with dementia and their caregivers.

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Seasonal Affective Disorder - Seniors' Symptoms May Resemble Depression

posted by Ted Ryan on December 11, 2012

Reviewing our most popular blog posts, the topic of Sundowner’s Syndrome always tops the list. This post covers a similar condition – seasonal affective disorder. Like Sundowner’s Syndrome, seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is conditional. While Sundowner’s occurs during a specific time of day, SAD occurs at a certain time of the year, usually in the winter. 

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