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By On January 25th, 2013

The Soon-to-Be-Underserved: Boomers and Mental Health

  Today there are approximately 6 million to 8 million Americans 65 years of age or older who have mental health or substance abuse disorders. A study from the Institute of Medicine indicates that this number will climb to 10 million to 14 million by 2030. The lack of mental health specialists, psychiatrists and psychologists,…

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By On December 13th, 2012

Study Finds Keys To Successful Aging

A recent study, called The Successful Aging Evaluation (SAGE), found that the key to being content at an older age does not hinge on physical health. Older adults were given higher ratings of successful aging if they had higher education, better cognitive function, better physical and mental health, less depression and greater optimism and resilience.…

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