7 Ways Seniors Can Get Out of Depression
Older people suffer from depression
Nearly 25 % or more people older than 65 suffer from one or more of the 5 Ds. These are disability, decline, diminished quality of life, demand on caregivers and dementia. More than 50% of doctor visits by older people are to complain about being depressed. Around 20% of suicides are committed by people belonging to this age group and depression is cited as the main reason for deteriorating health amongst older people.
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