OHIO Based Therapy

Senior Specialists

Elderly therapy in Ohio

Aging Comes With Timeless Universal Challenges 

In addition to highly personal issues in their lives, seniors may grapple with existential questions about their identity and purpose as they navigate the aging process. They may be searching for a way to feel like they can still live their lives to the fullest and maintain a sense of vitality and relevance. Coping with the natural decline in energy levels and physical abilities can be particularly challenging, as they strive to balance the desire to enjoy life with the realities of aging. Aging often brings about various physical ailments and chronic conditions. Health issues can significantly impact quality of life, making it difficult to engage in daily activities and maintain independence. Managing health problems alongside personal problems can feel overwhelming, leading to feelings of frustration and helplessness.

Growing Old As A Blessing

Therapy for seniors often places a strong emphasis on enhancing their quality of life and fostering happiness despite the challenges associated with aging. Therapists work closely with seniors to identify and explore the activities, hobbies, and relationships that bring them joy and fulfillment. By focusing on these positive aspects of their lives, seniors can cultivate a sense of purpose and vitality, even in the face of physical limitations or health concerns.

Therapists may employ various techniques to help seniors capitalize on support systems and resources that can help them live their life easier. Another important aspect of therapy for seniors is addressing any emotional or psychological barriers that may be hindering their ability to experience happiness and fulfillment. This could include working through feelings of grief or loss associated with aging, processing unresolved issues from their past, or developing coping strategies for managing anxiety or depression. By focusing on quality of life and promoting happiness, therapy can significantly improve seniors’ overall well-being and help them navigate the aging process with resilience and optimism.

Seniors often grapple with health problems, which can significantly impact their day-to-day lives.

Struggling to maintain a sense of identity and validity as they age, seeking ways to continue living fulfilling & purposeful lives.

Addressing feelings of loneliness or isolation, especially for those who live alone or have limited social lives.

Managing anxiety or depression related to life transitions, such as moving to a retirement community or adjusting to changes in their living situation.

Seeking support for cognitive decline including strategies for maintaining cognitive function, enhancing memory & using assistive tools.

Addressing spiritual or existential questions about the meaning of life and preparing for the end of life with dignity and peace of mind.

Online Mental Health Therapy in Ohio

Phone

(216) 238-2566

Email

sarahfinkelshteyn@umattercounseling.org