Aging/Gerontology, Health Conditions/Diseases, News

Depression and Dementia

I came across this article from an Aging newsletter I receive.
WebMD states in an article from December 31, 2012 that: “Now, a new study suggests that rather than being a cause of memory decline, depression in older people may be an early symptom of dementia.”
This makes one pause and think.
The article further states, “The new research shows that having mild cognitive impairment along with depression doubled the risk of developing full-blown dementia.”

http://www.webmd.com/depression/news/20121231/depression-elderly-dementia