Know warning signs of depression in seniors

By Nathan Gregory
MSU Ag Communications
 
STARKVILLE, Miss. — Older Americans may become depressed as they face the many challenges aging brings, but spotting the signs and being proactive can limit the illness’s influence.

This responsibility starts with the ability … Read more

Take steps to prevent falls among older adults

By Brittany Jacks
MSU Ag Communications

STARKVILLE, MISS. — Preventable falls can lead to catastrophic problems for older adults, so it is important to be proactive.

David Buys, health specialist with the Mississippi University Extension Service and researcher with the … Read more

Forward thinking helps navigate legal waters

By Nathan Gregory
MSU Ag Communications

STARKVILLE, Miss. — Older Americans, along with their caregivers and families, can better navigate legal and financial waters related to aging by making appropriate plans, protecting their identities and being aware of scams.

Creating … Read more

Pine Forest flags

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GWEN SISSON

Special thanks to Joe H. Morehead VFW Post 3806 for donating the flags used to remember veterans at Pine Forest Baptist Church cemetery as part of their memorial services on May 3.

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Caregivers should manage stress, balance other duties

By Susan Collins-Smith
MSU Ag Communications

RAYMOND, Miss. — Caring for an aging loved one can be overwhelming, especially when balancing the task with family obligations, work and self-care.

The challenges caregivers face are different for everyone and depend on … Read more