Hebrew SeniorLife Blog
Tips and resources to help you navigate the joys and challenges of aging, from Boston's trusted expert in senior care.
Combating the Winter Blues: Fighting Seasonal Depression and Anxiety
As temperatures drop so can your mood.
The Health Benefits of Pets for Seniors
Pets provide a variety of physical, mental, and emotional benefits. Learn why pets can be great companions for older adults, and how to find the best fit.
What is Advance Care Planning and How Do You Set It Up?
Learn the terminology of advance care planning, why you need a health care proxy, and the difference between a living will and Massachusetts MOLST form.
Depression in Seniors
Learn about the symptoms, why depression can be harder to treat in older adults, and new treatments that can help.
Training an Unpaid Army of Alzheimer’s and Dementia Caregivers
Dementia and Alzheimer’s care often begins at home with family members assuming the responsibility of caring for their loved ones.
Caring for Your Aging Parent in Your Retirement Years
The advantages of being an older caregiver and tips on how to navigate the challenges.
Beyond Words: More Ways to Communicate with Someone with Dementia
By using all five senses, we can create a sensory experience to engage with someone with dementia.