Naomi Judd’s death shines a light on depression in older adults

Via Peters

If you or someone you know is at risk of suicide, please call the U.S. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-8255, text TALK to 741741 or go to SpeakingOfSuicide.com/resources for additional information. Before her death, country music icon Naomi Judd had been open about her experiences with mental health issues, particularly depression and suicidal […]

Gerascophobia: What to Know About Fear of Getting Older

Via Peters

If you’re scared of getting old, connecting with people around you can help. Image Credit: DisobeyArt/iStock/GettyImages In This Article If you have some reservations about getting older, you’re not alone. While wisdom of years is welcome, age-related aches and pains don’t sound particularly pleasant. Indeed, sometimes we wish we could […]

Nutrition need changes as we age: Tips for older adults

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Mark A. Mahoney As we continue into National Nutrition Month consider some of the following eating tips provided through the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Healthy eating is recommended throughout life, but as we age certain factors can affect our nutrient needs. Choosing a variety of foods from all the […]

Associations between sedentary behaviour patterns and depression among people aged 60 and older in Hebei Province of China | BMC Public Health

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