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 five people living in care homes. Treatments – such as medication or talking therapies – can be very effective, even if you’ve been feeling low for a long time, and there are lots of different options available.

Publisher: Independent Age
Published Date: 2015
Author: Independent Age
Length: 16pp