Elderly Depression Treatment

  Elderly depression treatment can be difficult. Anyone can develop elderly depression, and seniors have an increased chance the longer they age. Some elderly people may experience life changes such as financial, health and even spiritual changes, which can lead to sadness, feelings of isolation and hopelessness. Although the “blues” can strike anyone, when depression … [Read more...]

Elderly Depression Causes

  Elderly depression causes many issues for older adults. The chance for depression increases as we age. Aging can deliver physical, financial, spiritual and mental challenges some of which may be difficult to deal with. Many life changes such as health problems or fixed income issues can get seniors down once in a while, but when a senior doesn’t enjoy his usual … [Read more...]

Elderly Depression

Elderly depression can be brought on by a number of things, including life changing events, such as isolation, health issues, the death of a spouse or other loved one, or retirement. Major events in life can leave and elderly person feeling down, unmotivated or that their life is lacking somehow. The risks are also increased for females, those that are unmarried (or, widowed or … [Read more...]

The Effect of Social Isolation and Aging in Place

The ability to connect with others is crucial. When a person is aging in place, he remains in his home for as long as possible which, depending on various circumstances, could lead to social isolation and depression. There are ways seniors can avoid isolation and caregivers can encourage social interaction to prevent this from happening. Twenty-eight percent of Americans … [Read more...]