An earthquake measuring 3.6 on the Richter scale hit northern Israel, the seventh temblor in two days.
For elderly people, mild disappointments and grief can set off depression. According to estimates from the National Institute of Mental Health, nearly 750,000 older Californians suffer from depression each year. Put in another way, 50 percent of all seniors will endure a depression at some point in their later years.
Depression can affect the entire family -- but the family can also help intervene.