Depression in older people - free guide available

22/08/2008

The difficult changes that many elderly individuals face-such as the death of a spouse or medical problems-can lead to depression, especially in those without a strong support system. But depression is not a normal or necessary part of aging. In fact, most seniors are satisfied with their lives despite the challenges of growing old.

Left alone, depression not only prevents older adults from enjoying life like they could be, it also takes a heavy toll on health. But if you learn how to spot the signs of depression and find effective ways to help, you or your loved ones can remain happy and vibrant throughout the golden years.

Link to this free guide for more information and tips on how you can recognise depression in older people and how you can help you relatives and loved ones if you think they are feeling depressed.