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Regina Koepp, PsyD, ABPP
Looking for assisted living for an aging parent with a mental illness? These recommendations will help you find senior living and navigate future mental health needs.
Worried about the "senior living discussion" with your elderly parent? These 12 strategies can help you manage escalating emotions with grace.
Navigating the waters of senior living can be overwhelming and confusing. This guide provides a primer on senior living and assisted living options and how to find them.
Despite having the greatest risk of hospitalization or death if diagnosed with COVID-19, older adults are proving to be incredibly resilient in the face of the pandemic. Here's how.
Older adults are the most physically vulnerable to COVID-19, but how are the challenges of the pandemic affecting the mental health of older adults? New research fills us in.
After reading Joseph Epstein's column in the Wall Street Journal, I had to respond because, like Jill Biden, I proudly call myself a doctor.
A new report reveals mental health concerns, substance use, and suicidal thoughts highest among caregivers during the COVID-19 pandemic. These five tips may help reduce caregiver stress.
Conversations with veterans need to be handled with care. These guidelines can go a long way toward having a loving conversation.
Worried about your loved one with dementia? These strategies help people with dementia live in their home independently and safely for as long as possible.
Many people with dementia can and should vote, and are entitled to assistance. Knowing how to help will increase the chances of a successful voting experience.
Learn the facts about older adults and suicide and several strategies you can use for helping older adults at risk for suicide.
These five facts give insight into what causes dementia caregiver stress and makes dementia the most expensive and time-consuming illness to care for.
Early diagnosis of Alzheimer's or dementia can pave the road to better care. Learn why early diagnosis of dementia is important and how early diagnosis of dementia helps families.
Worried that your older loved one has memory loss? Here are 5 steps to take if you're noticing signs, including when to seek medical care.
Depression is not a normal part of aging, but it is the most prevalent mental health condition among older adults. Knowing the signs and symptoms of depression can help.
5 expert tips for helping your older loved one seek medical care.
Coronavirus isn't the only thing harming older adults. Ageism takes a toll on older adults as well. Learn three common types of ageism and what you can do to confront ageism.
Race-related stressors have a profoundly negative effect on an Older African American adult's physical and mental health. What can we do to help?
This seven-step action plan for overcoming loss and grief during COVID could help you move through loss with peace and comfort.
Is prolonged social distancing harming older adults? A few adjustments can go a long way in helping seniors find happiness and enjoy life again.
Regina Koepp, PsyD, ABPP, is a board-certified Clinical Psychologist, Gerontologist, and host of the Psychology of Aging Podcast. She specializes in the mental health care of older adults and their families.