Do you know the warning signs of depression in the elderly? This list includes increased fatigue, poor sleep, hygiene changes, weight changes, and memory problems. Get more information about senior depression by taking a look at this Jenkintown senior care infographic.
Sadness touches our hearts every once in a while. But when it stays and alters our daily living it becomes depression. The triggers of depression in the elderly are often associated with change. We will be talking more on this topic on our #DMSHealth twitter chat tomorrow at 3pm EST. View more on this topic here: http://www.discountmedicalsupplies.com/doctors/health-news/infographic-depression-elderly #depression #chat #elderlycare #caregiving #caregiver
Elderly Depression: Symptoms & Care...."Depression can be a deadly illness," "It's associated with suicide." Though adults over the age of 65 make up only 13% of the nation's population, they account for 20% of all suicide deaths, according to the National Institutes of Health.
One day my mother-in-law, found out I had depression. She called me up and said, "Just try not to think about it." To this day I have no idea what "it" was! I have no reasons to be depressed. Quite the opposite really.