Recognizing Depression in Older People [Infographic]

Depression and mental illness was for so long perceived as a taboo subject, but in recent years it has become discussed far more openly than ever before. A lot of attention has focused on depression in teenagers and young adults, although it’s a medical condition that affects people of all ages. Many seniors across the country live with depression every day, but we may be totally oblivious to their anguish. One of the main reasons why elderly depression is so common and yet so hidden is because we don’t know about it. With so many senior citizens living alone,...

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