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Depression: not a normal part of aging

In line with Mental Health Awareness Week, we look at the risk factors for depression among older adults, as well as the signs of the condition and how it can be treated. Mental Health News From Medical News Today

Researchers identify possible physiological cause of brain deficits with aging

Like scratchy-sounding old radio dials that interfere with reception, circuits in the brain that grow noisier over time may be responsible for ways in which we slow mentally as we grow old… Mental Health News From Medical News Today

Health of Aging Spouse Strongly Impacts Partner

Health of Aging Spouse Strongly Impacts Partner

The physical and cognitive health of your aging spouse tends to have a significant effect on your own quality of life, according to new research at the University of Arizona (UA). “When we think about quality of life for older adults, and improving quality of life, it seems like targeting the individual is only part […]

Seeing aging as positive may improve mental health

A national study of older veterans finds that those who resist negative age stereotypes are less likely to experience post-traumatic stress, anxiety and suicidal thoughts. Mental Health News From Medical News Today

Preparing to meet the complex medical and social needs of aging HIV and AIDS patients

As the first people with HIV grow old, a new study from St. Michael’s Hospital questions whether the health care system and other government policies are prepared to meet their complex medical and… Mental Health News From Medical News Today

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