The Toughest Topic in Senior Care
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This week, we’re addressing the toughest topic in senior care. Seniors make up 12% of the population, but account for 16% of all suicide deaths. These are stats from before COVID-19, when isolation became a part of everyday life. September is National Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month. So, we need to talk about it, how to recognize the warning signs, and what we can do to prevent it. This article from Home Care Pulse has a guide to what Caregivers need to watch for, and what to do if they think a Client is at risk.
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