The Voices of Healthy Aging

The Voices of Healthy Aging

We want people to die young as late in life as possible. That’s me, I’m living it. I’m 92 years young [laughter.] The Voices of Healthy Aging My name is Dr. Bernice Catherine Harper. I am 92 years young. I think I’m pretty lucky because I’ve utilized the whole concept of prevention. My internist, Dr. …

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Canadian seniors and mental health

Canadian seniors and mental health

>>Tracy Johnson, Director of Health System Analysis and Emerging Issues, CIHI: 1 out of 5 Canadian seniors surveyed experienced emotional distress in the past 2 years, which they found difficult to cope with on their own. When specifically asked about depression, anxiety and other mental health problems, 14% of Canadian seniors said that they had …

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Mental Health Matters: Depression and Anxiety in Older Adults

Mental Health Matters: Depression and Anxiety in Older Adults

– What I want to tell you right now, whether you are 10 years old, a high school student, a university student, whether you are a professional in the middle of your life or whether you’re older than that, it does not matter. Depression, and most mental illnesses, rob us of our self esteem and …

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