Depression, a common problem among older adults, but not clinical depression. Studies portray that most older adults feel satiated with their lives, despite having numerous medical ailments or physical problems.
Dr. Prateek Bhardwaj, COO, Vesta ElderCare says “Depression, like many other ailments, manifests differently in the elderly. For instance, an older person who is depressed may or may not feel sad but may complain of a lack of energy and attribute symptoms to age, making it trickier for the family, doctors, and even older people to spot depression.”
The following is a list of some key indicators that a senior is experiencing depression: