Reducing Stress for Seniors

Tips for dealing with everyday stressors and finding more joy in life

By Rev. Michael Heath, LMHC

What Stresses you out?

Here is a list of common senior worries : Money, Boredom, Pain and Health Issues, Loss of Physical or Mental Capacity, Loss of Friends and Family … Dying.

Tips for Reducing Stress



Taking your meds … as prescribed.


Social Media (means you can connect with folks even if they live far away)

Socializing and staying active.

Communicating with your Doctor.

Letting people know when you need help

How to know when something is important enough to mention?

Anything that is getting in your way and not letting you do what you want is important enough to mention and check out.