Posts Tagged ‘ paranoia in senior citizens ’

FIRST AID FOR SENIORS WITH MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES

Nov 7th, 2011 | By Sharon Shaw Elrod MSW EdD | Category: Lifestyle, Health & Fitness

First Responder Help for Seniors with Mental Health Problems Many of us senior citizens have experienced times when loved ones and friends have exhibited really strange behavior, and we didn’t know what to do or how to respond. Aunt Lizzie suddenly breaks into tears at the drop of a hat with no observable provocation.  Uncle [...]



Elderly Paranoia, Part 2

Mar 28th, 2011 | By Sharon Shaw Elrod MSW EdD | Category: Lifestyle, Health & Fitness

Paranoia is common in elderly and aging loved ones.  Fear is common as well.  This is the second in a series about paranoia and fear, and how to distinguish between the two.  The first article talked about what paranoia and fear are. This article helps us understand how we figure out whether someone is thinking irrationally or realistically about [...]