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Aging Mental Health

Is Apathy a Normal Part of Aging?

Richard C. Senelick, M.D. | Posted 02.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Richard C. Senelick, M.D.

My colleagues and I agree that we all experienced components of apathy at one time or another, that in fact, all people experience periods of apathy. But do these episodes become more frequent or intense as we age?

Age Plus Bad Decisions Don't Necessarily Equal Senility!

Pamela Glasner | Posted 09.02.2012 | Fifty
Pamela Glasner

When do we draw the line between someone's right to make a decision -- bad or not -- and someone's ability to comprehend the long-range consequences of that decision?