Articles related to mental health

Monday, December 16, 2019

The elephant in our decorated living rooms

For the mere reason that change takes time, mental health is still a stigmatized subject to bring up, share and work through it together. For those of us affected by it, wether personally or through loved ones, I have a message: open up, don't fight it alone! Self-care and vulnerability is the ultimate act of courage.

Topics: lonelinessmental healthcommunitywellnesssenior carefamily

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Monday, September 23, 2019

5 things you should know about Alzheimer's

Did you know we still prescribe the same drugs to Alzheimer's patients as we've done since the 1970's? To round up our series of articles for Alzheimer’s awareness month we've prepared a summary of facts on where we're at in terms of understanding the disease. This is where we've come from and where current research is heading.

Topics: Alzheimerslonelinessmental healthwellnesssenior care

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Monday, September 16, 2019

What my Grandma's Alzheimer's taught me

This is my Alzheimer's story. My yiayia (grandma in Greek) was diagnosed when I was 18 and we moved her with us to Norway to take care of us. It was something the whole family was involved in.

Topics: Alzheimersage at homeexpatswellnessmental healthfamilysenior care

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