Infographic: Depression in the Elderly

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. The passing of a loved one, retirement, illness, increased moments of solitude, etc are among the causes of this emotional state. It is important to recognize them along with the symptoms of depression in the elderly to not confuse them with grieve or a deeper psychological condition. The following infographic illustrates the risk factors, symptoms and possible solutions to help those caring for an elder person suffering depression.

Depression in the elderly

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