The Anxious Older Adult Survival Guide

by Bekke Abe

 

anxious older adult“Getting old is a wonderful experience,” said no anxious person ever. When you thought your anxiety was under control or on pause, it rears its ugly head and drives you bonkers. Getting old is not an easy road. There are twists and turns as well as ups and downs. Figuring out how to handle physical changes, chronic medical conditions, cognitive impairment, reduction of quality of life, and death of loved ones can trigger anxious feelings.

Depression and Suicide

by Bekke Abe

 

depression and suicide

Depression is real. We have all experienced the pain, the burden, and the hopelessness. We have all been in that valley of darkness. Depression is not selective, it hits all different people from all walks of life; the poor, the middle class, the rich, the famous (i.e., Robin Williams, Avicii, Kate Spade, etc.), the spiritual (i.e, Rick Warren’s son Matthew), and the list goes on.