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Aging Population Information and Resources


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.

 

 

Links

Raising Awareness among the Elderly - First steps in preventing Senior suicide

Center for Elderly Suicide Prevention - from the Institute on Aging (IOA

One Problem that Goes Unnoticed: Suicide Among the Elderly

Elderly Suicide: A Needless Tragedy

"As Families Change, Korea's Elderly are turning to Suicide"New York Times article

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