Tag Archives: Depression

How Long Will This Depression Last?

We prayed. We bargained. We begged. God did not answer our prayer as we hoped and now we are falling into a dark pit. Depression is a common response to grief and often follows denial, anger, and bargaining. We feel powerless in our loss. Something or someone dear was taken from us and we could […]

Don’t Be Sad

Feeling blue? We all have periods of sadness, but identifying the causes is important in maintaining well-being. Depression is common in seniors for a number of reasons. Chronic pain and illness, medications, stress from depleting finances, the demands of caregiving, and the loss of friends, meaningful work, and physical abilities are common causes. Symptoms in […]