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Posts Tagged ‘elderly depression’

By On July 31st, 2014

Depression in Older Age May Increase Risk of Dementia

A new study published in the journal Neurology says depression in older age may increase the risk of dementia, though the reason for the connection is not yet understood. Most notably, the researchers were not able to identify whether depression brings on dementia or cognitive decline causes people to become depressed. “Studies have shown that…

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By On April 29th, 2014

Older Americans Who Use The Internet Less Likely To Be Depressed

Older Americans who regularly spend time online are significantly less likely to develop or suffer from depression compared to their peers that did not use the internet, according to a new study published in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B. Before you start proclaiming the health benefits of the web, lead author of the study…

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