ElderlyWomanBW-e1465493393656
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By Andy Ratana, 4:18 pm on June 12, 2016

Currently, about seven percent of older adults over the age of 60 suffer from clinical depression, though the condition is often underdiagnosed and undertreated. Many older adults experience intense feelings of loneliness due to being socially isolated, even when they wish to socialize and be surrounded by others. Older adults often enjoy sharing stories and other life experiences with others, some of which may even be considered inspiring, so it is important to reach out to senior loved ones and make an effort to spend time with them. Social isolation can stem from major events or changes in lifestyle. When older adults experience the loss of a spouse, they may…

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