Thinking about your mental health as the years go by

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Everyone ages, and inevitably we all change as the years go by. But common mental health disorders are not an inevitable part of ageing.

A new guide from Age UK about mental health and ageing rightly says:

“Being worried, low, out of sorts, or just struggling to work up the energy to do things you used to enjoy aren’t just part and parcel of getting older –
they’re important signs that you’re not feeling as well as you could be.”

The guide was produced with the help of older people, carers and expert peer reviewers – and is definitely worth a read.

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