This page is a list of resources for seniors that readers have recommended, sometimes because they are involved with providing the service but other times just because the resource had been helpful either to them or a friend or family member. The links below are direct links to the resource, but you can often find a post explaining how or why the link appears in this list.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Seniors & Addiction
Efforts to prevent drug abuse overwhelmingly focus on youth. However, older adults abuse drugs and suffer from addiction at rates similar to teens and young adults. As the baby boomer generation continues to age, the demand for addiction treatment for older adults will continue to grow.

https://www.drugrehab.com/addiction/seniors/

Signs of Addiction
Recognizing the signs of addiction is the first step to getting help for yourself or guiding someone you care about to rehab. For this reason, it is critical to have an understanding of the signs of addiction. There are behavioral, physical, and psychological signs of addiction.

https://www.advancedrecoverysystems.com/signs-of-addiction/

Depression in the Elderly: 7 Ways to Help
Older people are at risk for depression, are underserved by the mental health profession, and have the highest rates of suicide in the country. But many seniors are resistant to treatment because they don’t want to burden their families, or equate depression with weakness or even death. http://www.health.com/health/gallery/0,,20518814,00.html

Day to Day Living

Aging at Home: Common Problems and Solutions

As we get older, many of our homes no longer work as well for us. But most of us want to remain in the homes we love.

Fortunately, there are many solutions. There are trained experts in home modification all over the country. There are also new tools to address the specific issues of aging.

http://www.homeadvisor.com/r/aging-at-home-problems-solutions/

Learn Something New

Udemy - Build the life you imagine through online learning
SeniorLink’s online Computer Learning Centre
Free Online Computer Classes
GCF LearnFree.org wide range of Tutorials
Free Computer Tutorials

And Have Some Fun While Learning

 

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