The suicide rate has always been sky high for old men (and young men, middle aged not as much), and the increase in middle age women is there, but the rate is still relatively low.
Yup... Had 2 friends take their lives and a close cousin. No it has nothing to do with society and the way we look at aging. It has to do with stress and taking the easy way out. ******* selfishness. Be patient folks, we never make it out alive any-******* way