Relief for Thousands Living with Alzheimer’s Disease

Today, there are an estimated 5.4 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease. And while most people associate the disease with old age, the fact is there are 200,000 Americans under the age of 65 living with it today. As with all forms of the disease, early-onset Alzheimer’s is a progressive, terminal disease, which cannot be […]

Holiday Depression & Stress

Holidays are supposed to be a time of joy and celebration, but for some people they are anything but. Depression may occur at any time of the year, but the stress and anxiety during the months of November and December may cause even those who are usually content to experience loneliness and a lack of […]

Dealing with Election-Related Stress

Is election stress causing added strain in your relationships? The American Psychological Association (APA) recently published their annual report about stress in America. This year, the report focused specifically on stress associated with our remarkable current presidential election. Facing one of the most adversarial contests in recent history and daily coverage of the presidential election […]

Find The Best Couples Therapy To Help Your Marriage

Couples therapy can be and effective tool to fewer fights, more trust, and increased love in your marriage. Therapy has helped thousands of couples around the world to fix their marriages. Whether you want to get rid of small negative patterns of interaction such as bickering, or you and your spouse are teetering on the […]

Treating Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety disorders are treatable, and the vast majority of people with an anxiety disorder can be helped with professional care. Success of treatment varies. Some may respond to treatment after a few weeks or months, while others may need more than a year. Treatment may be complicated if people have more than one anxiety disorder […]

2016 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures

The Alzheimer’s Association recently released its 2016 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures report. This annual compilation of national statistics and information, which is the most-cited source covering issues related to Alzheimer’s and other dementias, provides an in-depth look at the increasing prevalence, incidence, mortality and economic impact of the disease. In addition, 2016 Facts and […]

Mental health expert Lynne Shine discusses getting rid of bad habits

Lynne Shine, mental health counselor at Audubon Counseling recently appeared on Wake Up! to discuss tips on replacing bad habits with good ones. For example, let’s say someone wants to spend less and focus on saving money. In terms of spending money, set realistic goals. Don’t set overall general goals (ie. “I’m going to save […]

10 Early Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer’s

Memory loss that disrupts daily life may be a symptom of Alzheimer’s or another dementia. Alzheimer’s is a brain disease that causes a slow decline in memory, thinking and reasoning skills. There are 10 warning signs and symptoms. Every individual may experience one or more of these signs in different degrees. If you notice any […]

Dealing with school anxiety

As students head back to school, it’s common for them to develop fears about starting a new school year. Mental health expert, Lynne Shine, sat down with News 4’s Brittni Smallwood to share advice on how you can help your child with back to school jitters. Lynne said it’s common for children to develop anxiety […]

How to win over a stubborn child

Having difficulties with a stubborn toddler?  Ages 3 through 6 can be a challenging time for many parents.  Here are some tips from Parenting.com. Chore wars The power struggle: Your toddler spends half the day pulling toys off the shelf and out of the box, then flits off to another activity when it’s time to […]