Posts Tagged ‘ managing anxiety ’

Senior Citizen Financial Concerns

Aug 9th, 2011 | By Sharon Shaw Elrod MSW EdD | Category: Senior Finances

Financial Concerns Cause Senior Citizen Anxiety The headlines this morning reflect the alarm on the part of investors regarding economy issues in the United States.  A 600 point sell-off yesterday (August 8, 2011) means the value of senior citizens’ portfolios plunged.  So what’s to do about the anxiety?// Anxiety is a bug-a-boo that has the [...]



Seniors: When Memory Fails, Allow Time to Recover

Apr 21st, 2011 | By Dr Jerry D Elrod | Category: Senior Moments Blog

The other day I told you that I had somehow misplaced a favorite timepiece during our recent relocation from Arizona to Texas. As it happens, the item never left our home. It was, all the time, right where I had put it. I had searched for it in so many nooks and nonsense locations that I had lost all hope. I was sure that through some chicanery it had been lifted, maybe even by a visitor from another planet.

However, through it all, my dear spouse insisted I keep my anxiety at a low level, allow time and the synergy of good feelings help me be guided in the search and discovery of that sentimental object.

Some have accused me of having too strong a connection to things, collected items from over the years. That is simply not