- Depression comes to us seniors (I am 64 and my husband is 71), but it is not necessary.
- Prepare for changes. (This blog is helping me and I hope others too.)
- Work to maintain friendships. Thank you Glenn and Sandy for joining this blog as well as for your friendship of long standing.
- Develop hobbies. Lord knows I have them. Just look around my house. I am making a birthday gift for a friend, am writing a book, have a to do list. Much has been accomplished and the hobbies give me great joy. I made six gifts for Christmas; granted they were late, but they are finished.
- Stay in touch with family. How great it is that regularly family and friends have e-mailed me that they are praying.
- Break jobs into small tasks.
- Exercise. My husband didn't want to go to the gym yesterday. I was calm about this and do want exercise in my life--my habits may rub off on him.
Wednesday, January 7, 2009
Again Everydayhealth.com came to my e-mail this morning--"Depression: Not a Normal Part of Aging". I learned: