Senior & Independent Living eGuides
Thinking Traps: How to Help Residents EscapeMay 27, 2021
What you’ll learn:
As people age, many portions of the brain that control thinking and complex mental activities begin to shrink. This can cause a common experience among seniors known as Thinking Traps. There are many types of thinking traps that seniors can fall into, all with a common theme that the senior focuses on the negative. If these thoughts are left unchecked, it can lead to increased stress and anxiety among your residents, as well as impact their relationships. To help make sure that you can lead residents away from these traps, find out the five ways to help them embrace more balanced thinking.