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SENIORS CONQUER DOLDRUMS AND DEPRESSION

Aug 24th, 2013 | By Dr Jerry D Elrod | Category: Senior Moments Blog

Because life is so full of change, often it meets seniors with being in the doldrums and having to deal with depression. These are the enemies of aging. They rear their heads and strike out at us until they have seemed to conquer us.

Depression is an insidious problem for older persons. Life seems not to have the charm and luster of earlier days. Troubles and problems and despair seem to attach themselves to us much like leeches in tropical waters. Sorting out meaning to life takes enormous energy, willingness to fight back at the negatives.

If health issues seem so prevalent that they weigh us down further, then all the more the presence of