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    Elder Suicide, Background and Causes

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    What is the Elder Suicide problem and why does it happen?

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    What's the problem?
    Someone age 65 or over completes suicide every 90 minutes -- 16 deaths a day. Elders account for one-fifth of all suicides, but only 12% of the population. White males over age 85 complete suicide at almost six times the national average. ...

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