Depression: An Age Old Problem

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When someone thinks of depression, the normal image that one has in their mind may center around a college student struggling with the age old question: what am I going to do with my life? Or it may focus on a young teenager, suffering from depression and bullying. Have you ever thought about a grandparent? Elderly suffer from depression too.

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When you think about it, it doesn't seem that strange that this generation of individuals suffer from depression. Along with old age comes medical complications and losing loved ones. However, it may be difficult to diagnose depression because of other medical conditions. Here is an interesting article that further explores depression in the elderly.


What would you do if you had a grandparent with depression?

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