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How Can ChatGPT Be Used By Those Caring For Older Adults

If you haven’t yet heard bout ChatGPT, Bard, or the other AI tools that have recently taken the world by storm, well, there is no time like the present to get yourself acquainted. Not only have these new AI tools become game changers for students, engineers, and really anyone trying to cut down on the amount of work that they need to do with their own skills and brainpower, ChatGPT can also be a powerful tool for those caring for older adults (or caring for children or spouses for that matters). In this article we’ll do our best to quickly cover the basics of using a tool like ChatGPT as well as provide a few ideas on how you might use ChatGPT to help you care for a loved one.

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Depression Rates Are Higher Than Ever—Experts Say These 5 Things Need to Change

Depression rates are higher than they’ve ever been, according to new data from Gallup.1

A recent Gallup poll reported that 29% of Americans have been diagnosed with depression at least once in their lifetime—this represents an increase of almost 10 percentage points when compared to 2015. This number is the highest recorded by Gallup.

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Depression: Has Brain Network Modulation Come of Age?

A new review looks at the history and future of neuromodulation in depression treatment. About 1 in 6 adults in the United States will experience clinical depression at some point during their life. Mainstream treatments do not work well for everyone — researchers estimate that 1–3% of people in the U.S. have treatment-resistant depression. An approach that is much less widely used than either drugs or psychotherapy, known as neuromodulation, aims to correct abnormal communication between the parts of the brain that regulate moods, thoughts, and behaviors.

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