Aging with schizophrenia: what are my options?
It can be difficult to age gracefully when you’re living with a mental disorder, especially a chronic disorder like schizophrenia. Schizophrenia affects people of all age groups and impacts your behavior, thoughts, and feelings. Yet, schizophrenia affects people differently as they age and treatment plans for older adults need to consider the effects of one’s age on their mental illness and vice-versa. That said, what options are available to those who are aging with schizophrenia? The caregiver route Many older adults, with or without mental illness, need assistance performing everyday activities including putting on their socks […]Read more