Managing Grief after the Death of a Loved One

Grieving the death of a loved one is ranked among one of the most stressful life events, regardless of age. However, seniors may have more difficulty during the grieving process than their younger counterparts. It isn’t uncommon for seniors to experience higher levels of apathy and depression, which often have a direct impact on their …

Read More


Overlooked Warning Signs that Indicate Elderly Depression

The signs of depression in aging adults aren’t always evident to families. Most people know withdrawn behavior and a sudden lack of interest in favorite pastimes are general warning signs of depression. However, not all seniors will exhibit such behaviors. As a matter of fact, there are a handful of symptoms that point to depression …

Read More


Identifying, Treating, & Preventing Depression in Aging Adults

Senior depression is often thought of as just another side effect of aging. However, it’s important for seniors and their caregivers to understand that depression doesn’t have to be inevitable. In fact, almost all cases of depression are treatable, and early treatment can reduce the impact this common mental health condition can have on your …

Read More


How to Boost Emotional Health in Older Adults

Aging can have a negative impact on the emotional wellbeing of seniors. Whether they’re living with limited mobility, smaller social circles, or a lack of purpose in life, it’s fairly common for older adults to feel depressed. Here are a few easy ways to help seniors boost their emotional wellbeing.  Take an Active Interest in …

Read More


Marge’s Memory Care Ribbon Cutting 3/30/22 Olney, Maryland

Assisting Hands Home Care of Montgomery County was privileged to participate in the ribbon cutting ceremony of Marge’s Memory Care, at Winter Growth Residential Community in Olney, on March 30th. Marge Burba, founder and visionary of Winter Growth’s unique model of medical adult day programming combined with assisted living and respite care, shared words and …

Read More


5 Ways to Stay Emotionally Healthy in the Golden Years

Emotional ailments are often more difficult for outsiders to recognize than physical illnesses. However, it’s just as crucial for seniors to maintain emotional wellbeing as it is to enhance other aspects of their health. Here are some ways your elderly loved one can boost his or her emotional health. 1. Revisit Old Passions There should …

Read More