Depression in seniors, as with all people, doesn’t always need relate to a major mishap or life change, (these can, however, be triggers). Rather, depression is a state of mind during which an individual is troubled by feelings such as hopelessness, sadness, and fatigue, and often without any tangible reason.
Depression can affect anyone across all age ranges. Depression in seniors is called geriatric depression. Here, we go over the signs and symptoms of depression in seniors as well as taking a look at possible causes, and some treatment options.