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There is some good news for people with Medicare who suffer from mental health disorders, including those with depression.
Rural residents ages 50 and older experienced higher rates of depression than urban residents in 2020 and estimates varied by race.
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You may not give much thought to B vitamins, but they provide valuable benefits that keep your body running and help your brain stay strong.
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Staying Sharp’s Building Resilience Challenge offers practical techniques and tips on building resilience in the face of life stressors.
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As pandemic-related stress drags on, a new poll suggests that health care providers need to check on the mental health of their patients older than 50.
It’s completely normal to feel anxiety and stress during the COVID-19 pandemic, but taking care of your emotional health will help protect you and your family.
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Older adults who get a Medicare Annual Wellness Visit are more than four times as likely to be screened for depression as those who opt out of this free health benefit
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The good news is that appropriate treatment can help most older adults with depression. What’s more, Medicare has recently improved its coverage for people with mental disorders. It now covers a free annual depression screening, and beneficiaries no longer have to pay more for outpatient treatment…
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October at colleges and universities may evoke images of falling leaves and football games, but midsemester exams bring a spike in anxiety, the No. 1 mental health problem on campuses.
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If you’re finding it hard to hear what your companions are saying in a restaurant or at a party, it’s time to get your hearing checked.
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