Ways to Combat Depression in Seniors


Most people experience depression periodically, but for those aged 65-plus it’s an oftentimes overlooked problem that’s on the rise. In fact, roughly 25% of the elderly population currently suffers from depression, and half of all senior doctor visits include complaints about emotional distress. On the plus side, if you’re a caregiver for an at-home loved one who may be depressed, there are several reliable steps you can take to improve their health and well-being.