November 07, 2014

Reducing Stress for Seniors : Tips for Dealing with Everyday Worries and Finding More Joy in LIfe

Reducing Stress for Seniors

 Tips for dealing with everyday stressors and finding more joy in life

By Rev. Michael Heath, LMHC

 

What Stresses you out ?

Here is a list of common senior worries : Money, Boredom, Pain and Health Issues, Loss of Physical or Mental Capacity, Loss of Friends and Family ... Dying.

 Tips for Reducing Stress

Exercise

Nutrition

Taking your meds … as prescribed.

Journaling

Social Media  (means you can connect with folks even if they live far away)

Socializing and staying active.

Communicating with your Doctor.

Letting people know when you need help

How to know when something is important enough to mention ?

Anything that is getting in your way and not letting you do what you want is important enough to mention and check out.

 

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