As the Baby Boomers enter their twilight years, mental health care systems will come under scrutiny, since studies suggest a high percentage of this cohort may begin to experience dementia. Local news reports express concern over the inadequacy of mental health services to meet this growing need. The cost of elder care threatens government health care spending, not just here at home, but around the world.
Is it disheartening to feel part of a cohort that is statistically doomed to experience this health challenge? If our health and memory are dependent on bodily conditions, and drugs and surgery can’t offer hope, we may feel very lost indeed.
Yet, people are finding solutions. Continue Reading