Shining the Spotlight on Surging Elderly Mental Illness

Elderly mental health is extremely important to a senior’s overall well-being. Unfortunately, many of today’s seniors are struggling to get adequate help and support. Physicians, caregivers, and family members should have concern for geriatric mental health issues Mental illness in the elderly often gets confused with symptoms of aging. But, there are important differences that can signal a more serious mental health condition. Caregivers should understand the symptoms of mental illness and learn how best to support senior mental health. Prevalence of Mental Health Issues in Today’s Seniors All ages can suffer from mental health issues. But, those 55 or older are more … Continue reading Shining the Spotlight on Surging Elderly Mental Illness