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Depression in older adults

What is depression?
It is not a sign of weekness and is more than just being blue.
People do not snap out of it.
Depression affects their moods, behavior, thoughts, and body.

The causes of depression: Some depressive episodes appear for no reason.
Such as stressful events, finanical resources, a move to a new place, retirement, death of a loved on, social isolation, and of course your health.

What are some of the symptoms of depression? Moods No interests or fun activities Change in appetite and weight Not sleeping well Tired Loss of energy No consentration or indecision Feels worthless or guilty of everything Thoughts of death or suicide Talk therapy:

Helps them deal with a great part of their problems

 
 
An Irish Blessing
 

An Irish Blessing

May the road rise to meet you,

May the wind be always at your back.

May the sun shine warm upon your face,

The rains fall soft upon your fields,

And, until we meet again,

May God hold you in the palm of his hand.

 


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