Dealing with depression

As we get older, changes in our lives, such as bereavement, illness or retirement, can make us more vulnerable to depression or anxiety. If you do experience depression, you’re not alone. Depression affects around one in five older people, and two in

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Beating the Blues

Looks at some of the things that might make you feel sad and ways of coming to terms with them. It also tells you how to recognise the difference between feeling down and being depressed and how to get help.

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Depression

Explanation of what depression is, its symptoms, the causes, why it is so common in older people, the relationship between depression & dementia, and available treatment.

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