Articles on Aging

Depression and the Older Adult

WHAT IS DEPRESSION? Depression is not a normal part of aging. It is one of the most common and treatable medical/psychiatric disorders in later life. Although we all have “blue” days or periods of extended grief when we experience a significant loss, depression is a sadness that doesn’t seem to get better and may be … Continue reading Depression and the Older Adult

Try Knocking On The Door

The National Institute of Health (NIH) has reported that the population of those 65+ is growing worldwide; by 2050 older adults will make up 17% of the world population. Older adults can cope with the lack of services and connections created by the baby boomers by creating communities where people care for each other. To … Continue reading Try Knocking On The Door