Articles About Transitions and Change

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The Psychological Effect of Aging

People live longer than ever with the aid of medical treatment and the knowledge of preventative steps to lessen the effects of physical aging. As of 2016, people over 65 years of age accounted for about 8.5% of the world’s population. That number

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Adjusting and Coping in a World of Constant Change

You’ve probably heard the adage: the only thing that’s certain in life is that change will happen. But how do you go about adjusting to change in a constantly changing world, with rapid technological shifts, people coming and going from your life, and

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How to Cope With Aging Parents and Anger

Watching your parents experience the challenges that come with aging can be difficult. Watching your aging parents become angry because they are experiencing these challenges can be heartbreaking. How can you be a supportive member of your parents’ lives even when they are

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Embracing the Aging Process

People live in an age-obsessed culture, yet the aging process is an unavoidable aspect of being human. It’s difficult embracing the aging process when you see advertisements for products that try to sell you youth in a bottle everywhere you turn. Somehow, western

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Caring for Aging Alcoholic Parents

Alcoholism in adults ages 65 and older is more common than you might think. The struggles of caring for aging alcoholic parents are familiar to a growing number of adults in the United States. Alcohol is the most used substance among adults age

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