Year: 2017 Source: American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. (2017). 0(0). Published online 5 June 2017. SIEC No: 20170541

•In 2005–2014, firearms remained the most frequently used late life suicide means.
•Firearm use decreased among men aged 50–64 but not the other gender by age groups.
•Among men aged 65+, death by overdose increased.
•Physical health was a significant factor for firearm use among men.
•Mental health problems were associated with hanging/suffocation and overdose only.