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How Common Is Depression in the Elderly?

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Depression is a common mental health issue that affects people of all ages, including the elderly. According to a meta-analysis from the Annals of General Psychiatry, up to 31.74% of older adults in the world experience depression, making it one of the most common mental health issues among the elderly.  However, recognizing depression in seniors […]

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How to Ease the Transition to Assisted Living

Happy senior woman enjoying a cup of coffee on her couch at an assisted living facility.

Even if a loved one is willing, tension and stress may accompany the transition into assisted living. Other circumstances, like your loved one developing dementia, could further complicate the process. Looking for a senior community that offers programs and activities to enrich your loved one’s life is important. But other than that, things like taking […]

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