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Medications for Seniors

Persons over the age of 65 make up over 14 percent of the population of the United States, but they receive more than 35 percent of prescriptions filled. As...
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Stages of Marriage

Summertime is wedding time for thousands of couples. For months, perhaps even a year, you’ve been focused on making your wedding day perfect. Thoughts and conversations have gone into...
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Dating Later in Life

“At first, I felt like I was being unfaithful to my late husband,” says Paula, a 65-year-old widow who recently began dating again. Sam, a 70-year-old retiree, wants to...
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Rejecting Childhood Rejection

“I can’t figure it out,” one of the writers to Psych Central’s “Ask the Therapist” column wrote recently. “My parents never give me any emotional support or even seem...
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Book Review: How to Deal with Adversity

Although the title sounds very self-help,  a serious text in which Christopher Hamilton — philosopher, author, and senior lecturer in philosophy of religion at London’s King’s College — uses his scholarship to push...
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Seniors and Depression

Depression in Seniors As we age, many people believe that it is normal or expected that a person should become more depressed. But that’s not the case. Depression is...
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