Those Who Frequently Experience Significant Pain Develop Functional Problems Associated With Aging At Far Younger Ages Than Those Not In Significant Pain
The older they get, the more likely most adults are to have difficulty walking; climbing stairs; moving heavy loads; and managing daily activities such as bathing, dressing, and eating. These difficulties can make it hard for older people to live on their own without additional help.
Though Some Older Adults Don’t Respond to Initial Treatments for Depression, Most Eventually Find Treatment That Works: Trying New Treatments Until You Find the Right One is Essential Research in the Journal of the American Medical Association
Depression is common among older adults, and while it is treatable, about half of older people with depression don’t get relief from the first treatment their healthcare provider prescribes.