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Report on Mental Health in Later Life from Independent Age

Independent Age have released a report into mental health in later life. It found that 75% of people aged 65+ said they have experienced significant anxiety or low mood at least once since turning 65, yet only 12% of people felt older people are given the “support they need to manage their mental health”.

The report can be access here -
Minds that Matter: Understanding mental health in later life

This time is difficult for everyone, if you are experiencing mental health challenges, there are a wide range of charities that can offer support including:
Mind
SANE
Rethink
Samaritans

A list is available here from NHS website: Mental Health Charities and Organisations

Support from the NHS through Every Mind Matters.