Vail Daily column: Help seniors overcome the winter blues

By Melanie Wong

The winter months bring more than cold temperatures; they often usher in a wave of the winter blues. Many seniors experience varying degrees of depression due to lack of sunshine and limited activities throughout the winter season. Seniors are at a higher risk for depression due to a combination of factors, which include lack of mobility and minimal contact with other people. If a loved one seems a little down this winter, it’s a good idea to make an extra effort to spend some additional time with him or her. As caregivers, it’s easy to underestimate the power of communication …

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