Tag Archives: Mental Health


May 2015
Preventing Suicide in Older Adults
Tags: Mental Health, Reducing Isolation
Format:

This fact sheet was created through a collaboration between Mental Health America, and the National Council on Aging.

May 2015
Depression in Older Adults
Tags: Mental Health
Format: Website

This fact sheet on Depression in Older Adults was created through a collaboration between Mental Health America and the National Council on Aging.

May 2015
Anxiety in Older Adults
Tags: Mental Health
Format: Website

This fact sheet on Anxiety in Older Adults was created through a collaboration between Mental Health America and the National Council on Aging.

December 2014
The Pets for the Elderly Foundation
Tags: Mental Health, Reducing Isolation
Format: Website

Pets for the Elderly Foundation works to provide companionship to seniors through pet ownership, while also saving animals from shelters.

December 2014
The Guide to Overcoming Holiday Depression for the Elderly and their Caretakers
Tags: Family Caregiving, Mental Health, Reducing Isolation, Social Engagement
Format: Website

This guide provides tips and advice for the elderly, their caregivers, and family members on how to beat holiday depression.

March 2014
Dance for Health: Promoting Physical, Mental and Social Well-­Being for Older Adults in Southwest Boston
Tags: Arts in Aging, Healthy Aging Forum, Massachusetts, Mental Health, Physical Activity, Reducing Isolation, Social Engagement
Format: PDF, Presentation

View this poster presented at the 2014 Healthy Aging Forum, “Dance for Health: Promoting Physical, Mental, and Social Well-Being for Older Adults in Southwest Boston.”

January 2014
National Council on Aging – Behavioral Health
Tags: Mental Health
Format: Website

Explore tools, resources and community programs promoting behavioral health on the National Council on Aging website.

December 2013
Grantmakers in Aging
Tags: Age-Friendly Communities, Arts in Aging, Chronic Disease Self-Management, Elder Abuse, Fall Prevention, Family Caregiving, Finances, Funding, Housing, Mental Health, Multicultural Aging, Nutrition, Older Workers, Pain Management, Physical Activity, Retirement, Social Engagement, Transportation
Format: Website

Grantmakers in Aging is a membership organization that is a national catalyst for philanthropy, with a common dedication to improving the experience of aging. This website provides information on a variety of aging issues from affordable housing to mental health, family caregiving, and transportation and more.

December 2013
NIH Senior Health (Health topics for older adults)
Tags: Chronic Disease Self-Management, Mental Health, Physical Activity, Vision Loss/Blindness
Format: Website

The NIH Senior Health website contains health and wellness information and resources for older adults.