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Elderly Depression Facts: How to Help an Elderly Person With Depression

This recent infographic on elderly depression facts and how to help an elderly person with depression was prepared by Juno Medical. Elderly depression is estimated to be the leading cause of health issues and disability worldwide, according to the World Health Organization. A sharp increase in the number of people with depression over a 10-year period was reported by the WHO … [Read more...]

Late Life Depression (Infographic)

  Late life depression is a very serious issue, and is more common in seniors and the elderly than you may know. Sadly, not nearly enough people suffering from depression get the help they need so they can lead richer, more rewarding, lives. Depression that comes later in life can be brought on by the lack of social contact, recent loss of a loved one or a number of … [Read more...]

Senior Depression How to Help

Senior depression often can go undetected. Many times the signs are seen as symptoms of other conditions such as Alzheimer’s or dementia, general aging changes and social/emotional changes due to retirement and other life changes. This is a very serious condition, and often times loved ones have no idea how to help. So, how can you help someone who has elderly depression? … [Read more...]

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...]