How to look after your mental health in later life

Mental Health Foundation
Mental Health Foundation
Publication date:
05 March 2018


One in five older people living in the community and two in five people living in care homes experience depression or poor mental health. We must do more to protect older people's mental health.

How can you, or an elderly friend or relative, take care of yourself in later life and minimise the chances of becoming mentally unwell? This guide has 10 top tips for remaining well in later life.