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6 Little-Known Signs Of Depression In Older Adults

Your husband might be depressed, and you might not know it. Or, maybe it’s your sister or your mother. Maybe it’s even you.Even though upwards of two million Americans age 65-plus experience depression, the majority of seniors—68 percent, according to a National Mental Health Association survey—know little about it. One big reason is that signs are easy to overlook, since they’re frequently confused with other ailments and changes that come naturally with aging.
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