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Are the Older Adults in My Life Battling a Mental Health Condition?

January 31, 2019|Family Support, Mental Health|

Symptoms of mental illness in older adults are often easy to overlook as a result of dismissing them as symptoms of aging. However, mental health treatment is just as important for elderly individuals as it is for younger adults. Currently, mental illness affects roughly 20 percent of adults over the age of 50. As a caregiver or family member, it’s important to know the signs of common mental illnesses such as depression, anxiety and PTSD in order to get your loved ones the care they need when they need it. Mental health in older adults The topic of mental health [...]