Seniors Are Fighting Aliens in a Video Game to Deal With Depression

Seniors Are Fighting Aliens in a Video Game to Deal With Depression

Video Games could be a powerful treatment for depression in the future. Elderly Californians are battling aliens and exploring foreign worlds to help researchers understand whether an iPad game could help combat depression in seniors. Depression in the elderly is a common occurrence. As they age, seniors become particularly vulnerable due to prolonged social isolation, the loss of a partner, or management of a chronic illness.

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