5 Ways to Support Seniors’ Mental Health
According to the CDC, it is estimated that 20 percent of people age 55 years or older experience some type of mental health concern, with anxiety, severe cognitive impairment, and mood disorders the most common. Whether a senior has a lifelong or new condition, supporting residents with mental health concerns is essential to optimizing their health and well-being. Learn about the five ways to help elderly residents facing these challenges.
What you’ll learn:
- The risk of mental health concerns as people age
- Signs of depression among seniors
- The role of antidepressants and how to minimize their risks
- Five ways to support residents with social and emotional support