Depression in seniors, especially in advanced ages, is a much more common and widespread problem than may be realized. It shouldn’t, however, be accepted as a normal part of aging because it isn’t normal. In the extreme, depression can lead to suicide. The rate of suicide increases with age, particularly
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Decades of disappointment in the search for treatments that can slow, halt, or reverse the course of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and other dementias have only made scientists more determined to find effective therapies.
In their continuing efforts, researchers are broadening their approaches—reworking treatment targets, the timing of interventions, and the tactics