Aging Concerns

It is not uncommon to have complex emotions related to getting older. While many older people are happy and content with their lives, others may feel sad, lonely, or worried about death or illness. Older adults (or adults of any age) with concerns related to aging, like most populations, can benefit from the care of an experienced mental health professional. If you have aging concerns, reach out to one of TherapyDen’s experts today.

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Many people experience anxiety and depression about growing older, changing, and dying. Common aging concerns include changes in mobility and athleticism, increases in bodily aches and pains, menopause, and anxiety over wrinkles, skin sagging, and changing body composition. Other aging dilemmas include longing for the past, feeling hopeless about the future, regrets, struggling with "what ifs", worries about not reaching one's potential, and FOMO (fear of missing out).

— Lauren Hunter, Psychotherapist in New Orleans, LA

As one moves into older adulthood perspectives and abilities change. I have experience working with people managing multiple medical issues, grief, concerns over loss of function, and medical recovery. It has been a true honor to work with a variety of older adults at VA Medical Hospitals, inpatient rehabilitation and now through outpatient private practice. Commonly people meet with me to work through concerns related to aging, past trauma, and current medical limitations.

— K Wortman, Clinical Psychologist in Oakland, CA
 

The most prevalent concerns of adults 65 years and older are the major changes that occur as we age. This includes changes in job status and finances, changes in physical and mental conditions, grief/loss, and social isolation. The goals of the therapeutic intervention is to work wholistically with all discplines involved in the individual's life, educate on aging issues and identify how to positively cope with stressful life situations.

— Julia Tillie, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Supervisor in Fort Worth, TX

I have had several years experience counseling homebound older adults. These experiences have given me a strong understanding of the incredible challenges that can accompany aging. I have a strong passion for supporting those struggling with loss of independence as a result of aging and health issues.

— Grace Gould, Counselor in Austin, TX
 

With again what must happen is we get older. Nothing else is required. Yet, in different cultures, communities and homes there can be many expectations about aging that bring grieving, dread, giving into poor habits, or even giving up. In session we explore your thoughts and identify which allow you to be the happiest and most purposeful.

— Antonia Allison, Marriage & Family Therapist in Diamond Bar, CA

I greatly enjoy working with older adults. Life comes with no instructions and we are often not prepare for the changes that life brings. I would be glad to accompany you in this process.

— Mariana Carabantes, Clinical Psychologist in Coral Gables, FL
 

As one moves into older adulthood perspectives and abilities change. I have experience working with people managing multiple medical issues, grief, concerns over loss of function, and medical recovery. It has been a true honor to work with a variety of older adults at VA Medical Hospitals, inpatient rehabilitation and now through outpatient private practice. Commonly people meet with me to work through concerns related to aging, past trauma, and current medical limitations.

— K Wortman, Clinical Psychologist in Oakland, CA

The most prevalent concerns of adults 65 years and older are the major changes that occur as we age. This includes changes in job status and finances, changes in physical and mental conditions, grief/loss, soclatiial isoon

— Julia Tillie, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Supervisor in Fort Worth, TX
 

The most prevalent concerns of adults 65 years and older are the major changes that occur as we age. This includes changes in job status and finances, changes in physical and mental conditions, grief/loss, and social isolation. The goals of the therapeutic intervention is to work wholistically with all discplines involved in the individual's life, educate on aging issues and identify how to positively cope with stressful life situations.

— Julia Tillie, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Supervisor in Fort Worth, TX

Getting older does not have to mean losing your sense of self or direction in life. You may be unsure of what lies ahead or are finding that you no longer enjoy the things you once did and are feeling lonely, down, or frustrated as a result. Whatever challenges you may be up against, I believe that this can be one of the richest stages of life: one where you can find meaning in each day and be present with the people and the things you love.

— Christine Chinni, Licensed Professional Counselor Associate in Austin, TX
 

For the past 18 years, my education, experience and focus of practice is working with concerns related to aging and planning for the last phase of your life. Particular to aging is loss of independence, physical abilities, cognitive impairment, coping with pain, chronic health conditions, feeling overwhelmed and paralyzed by so many life changing, urgent decisions, dealing with the challenges of caregiving and facing the fears, uncertainty and stress from any life transition and the unknown.

— Tanya Witman, Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Colorado Springs, CO

For over 10 years I've worked with seniors and their families related to aging and mental health issues. I've worked with all manner of aging and caregiving issues including dementia and caregiver burnout.

— Tara Guden, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor
 

MidLife phase often consists of reflective thinking, worrying, reminiscing and re-living choices you wish you “had” made while being resentful of certain choices you “did” make. Unfortunately, this kind of thinking blocks you from being able to look and move forward toward some better years ahead. If you're tired of holding onto old issues and conditionings of the past and continuously struggle with negative thoughts, let's talk.

— Jacqueline Connors, Marriage & Family Therapist in Napa, CA

Have you approached or reached Mid-Life? Do you experience anxiety, depression, stress, frustration, fear? Do you feel stuck, confused, unmotivated? You're not alone! I specialize in helping Mid-Life clients and seniors work through life transitions and struggles, while they become unstuck and empowered. I also work with clients who are battling cancer or other serious illnesses. I support families and caregivers dealing with a loved one going through cancer treatments or other diseases.

— Miri Taub, Clinical Social Worker
 

Many people experience anxiety and depression about growing older, changing, and dying. Common aging concerns include changes in mobility and athleticism, increases in bodily aches and pains, menopause, and anxiety over wrinkles, skin sagging, and changing body composition. Other aging dilemmas include longing for the past, fear of the future, regrets, worries about not reaching one's potential, and FOMO (fear of missing out).

— Lauren Hunter, Psychotherapist in New Orleans, LA

As one moves into older adulthood perspectives and abilities change. I have experience working with people managing multiple medical issues, grief, concerns over loss of function, and medical recovery. It has been a true honor to work with a variety of older adults at VA Medical Hospitals, inpatient rehabilitation and now through outpatient private practice.

— K Wortman, Clinical Psychologist in Oakland, CA
 

My specialty is working with Aging People and their loved ones. I assist in all of the transitions of Aging and the diseases that they may be going through.

— Marcie Dimenstein, Clinical Social Worker in Hamden, CT

The most prevalent concerns of adults 65 years and older are the major changes that occur as we age. This includes changes in job status and finances, changes in physical and mental conditions, grief/loss, and social isolation. The goals of the therapeutic intervention is to work wholistically with all discplines involved in the individual's life, educate on aging issues and identify how to positively cope with stressful life situations.

— Julia Tillie, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Supervisor in Fort Worth, TX