Up-next in Perry Lutheran Home’s AgingWell educational seminar is Recognizing the Signs of Depression in Your Loved One.
Depression is not a normal part of growing older; however, older adults are at an increased risk for experiencing depression. According to the CDC, depression in older adults is often misdiagnosed and undertreated. It can be mistaken for a natural reaction to an illness, life change, or the loss of a loved one. It is important to identify and diagnose depression so that it can be effectively treated; similar to any other medical