Tag Archive | "depression"

Omicron, holidays

Joy Takes The Holidays Off For Some Older People

The holidays can be the best of times or the worst of times. High-energy celebrations, the emphasis on good tidings of joy, and reunions with families and friends can bring happiness and comfort, but they can have the opposite effect on people feeling isolated and alone, especially older adults.

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knit, crafts, hobbies

Hobbies Linked To Lower Depression Levels

Hobbies are linked to fewer depressive symptoms and higher levels of happiness, self-reported health and life satisfaction among people aged 65 and over, and this holds true across 16 countries on three continents, according to a new study led by UCL researchers.

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Older Adults With Anxiety Frequently Don’t Get Help

Anxiety is the most common psychological disorder affecting adults in the U.S. In older people, it’s associated with considerable distress as well as ill health, diminished quality of life, and elevated rates of disability.

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Financial, caregivers, kindness

Acts Of Kindness May Help Get Over Depression

People suffering from symptoms of depression or anxiety may help heal themselves by doing good deeds for others, new research shows.

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healthy, depression, fruit

Could Eating Fruit Keep Depression At Bay?

People who frequently eat fruit are more likely to report greater positive mental wellbeing and are less likely to report symptoms of depression than those who do not, according to new research. 

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cognitive, mental health

The Mental Health Risks Of Retiring

Overall, retirees are a contented bunch and many report being happier in retirement than they were at the end of their careers.

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