Seniors and Self Neglect

Our Care Advocacy program often runs into cases of seniors and self neglect. The sad thing is that we are not typically the first people to spot it. Indeed, many neighbors, landlords, and service providers are often aware that the senior is in distress, but just don’t know what to do. Here’s the link to Adult Protective Services and information …

Should Seniors Be Screened for Depression?

There is an argument that can be made for senior citizens to be screened for mental health disorders—and for depression, in particular—as part of their routine medical care. That argument is simply this: While depression is by no means a normal part of aging, it is quite common among those who are in their senior years. In fact, WebMD reports …