The Seniors and Depression series from the Mood Disorders Association of BC helps older adults and loved ones recognize signs of depression and seek help. Depression is not a normal part of aging, so it’s important to take depression seriously at any age.
Seniors and Depression: Information you need to know
What you’ll find | Information about depression, signs and symptoms of depression, and tips for seeking help and managing depression.
Seniors and Depression: The difference between depression and dementia
What you’ll find | Information about signs and risk factors of depression and dementias like Alzheimer’s disease, and the differences between depression and dementias.
Seniors and Depression: Concerns about medications
What you’ll find | Discussions around common concerns older adults might have around taking antidepressant medications, including finding the right medication, side effects, and length of treatment.
Seniors and Depression: Suicide information
What you’ll find | Information on recognizing warning signs of suicide, talking about suicide with a loved one, and seeking help.
Seniors and depression: Information for friends and family
What you’ll find | Information about recognizing depression in older adults, talking about your concerns with a loved one, and finding help in your community.