Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) May 22, 2012
“The loneliness is too much, but can I afford a seniors home? And the choices are overwhelming!”… “I’ve still got my job plus kids at home, there’s no time left in a day to care for my aging mother and to look for retirement homes” … “My parents are too stubborn to accept the help they desperately need”
These stresses are the tip of the iceberg for caregivers facing burnout, seniors struggling with issues that accompany aging and families that want to help but feel overwhelmed.
Regular readers of the SeniorsZen.com website know that the featured retirement homes and topics covered in the articles are compiled by folks that understand the questions seniors are asking. The SeniorsZen.com staff has been looking for a professional that will help their readers deal with the stresses of aging, and they are extremely happy to have expert Peter Silin, a Registered Social Worker and Certified Clinical Counselor, on board and available with advice on the issues that seniors and caregivers face daily.
Peter Silin is the author of Nursing Homes and Assisted Living: the Family's Guide to Making Decisions and Getting Good Care. Peter has more than thirty years of professional experience in the public health system, geriatric medicine, geriatric and general psychiatry as well as family and individual counseling.
Caregivers need to know that burnout is normal and help is available. Seniors can get advice while sifting through the process of choosing a retirement home. Peter will help confront the issues on the journey of aging by answering questions posted by guests on the SeniorsZen website. He will address topics like: types of eldercare available to Canadians, choosing the retirement home to suit your needs, how to approach sensitive subjects with stubborn elders and families facing difficult times with elderly parents.
SeniorsZen.com has an, ‘Ask the Expert’ section with an easy-to-complete form where guests can type their questions for Peter from the privacy of their homes. If they include an email address they’ll receive an alert saying that their question has been addressed. It’s just that easy. Whether the advice needed is about retirement homes, family, about caring for loved ones, or about feelings that individuals are afraid to admit they have, all comments will be addressed with professionalism and a sense of caring.