Suicide rates are higher among the elderly. In fact, Suicide is more common among older Americans than any other age group. In 2010, the highest suicide rate was among people 45 to 64 years old. The second highest occuring in people 85 years and older.
Raising Awareness among the Elderly - First steps in preventing Senior suicide
Center for Elderly Suicide Prevention - from the Institute on Aging (IOA)
"As Families Change, Korea's Elderly are turning to Suicide" - New York Times article