Tag Archives: older

Older adults who drink tea are less likely to be depressed

Previous research has suggested that there is a link between depression and tea drinking. Now, a new study is investigating this relationship further. Depression is common among older adults, with 7% of those over the age of 60 years reporting “major depressive disorder.” Accordingly, research is underway to identify possible causes, which include genetic predisposition,… Read More »

Older adults use online physician ratings, but view them cautiously, poll shows

Find a restaurant. Book a hotel. Choose a product to buy. Online ratings and reviews from other customers can help with making decisions on all of these, and their use has exploded in the past decade. But online ratings of physicians? A new poll suggests they don’t yet hold as much sway with the Americans… Read More »

Ways to stay active as you get older

by Angel Jony Data from the Office for National Statistics predicts that, in 50 years, there will be an additional 8.2 million people in the UK aged 65 and over as the country’s population continues to age. And according to the NHS, many adults aged 65+ spend an average of at least 10 hours per day sitting… Read More »