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Older parents' mental health affected by their attitudes towards helping their grown children - Medical News Today

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"We usually view the elderly as needy, but our research shows that parents ages 60 and over are giving help to their children, and this support is often associated with lower rates of depression among the older adults," said Lauren Bangerter, Ph.D. student in human development and family studies, Penn State

Help, and have less chance of being depressed. That's a win-win.

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