Mental Health Concerns in Older Adults, Is It Real?
Mental health disorders in seniors often go unnoticed due to various reasons such as; misconception that symptoms are “normal part of aging”, confusing bad mood as part of the individual’s physical decline, stigma associated with mental illness, poor nutrition, poor sleeping patterns, mismanagement of medication and etc.
Mental illness in seniors is real and need to be properly treated to ensure the well-being of those who suffer from it. Some articles report that many seniors suffer in silence as they age. Aging does not have to be painful. If you are concerned about a loved one’s emotional and mental well-being know that help is available.
How We Can Help?
Our professionally trained and experienced therapists are available to provide counseling in our office or in your home to assist in the following areas:
- Mood related disorders including depression, anxiety, and bi-polar
- Social isolation
- Self image and self esteem
- Emotional aspects of living with chronic pain
- Coping with physical decline and loss of independence
- Adjustment to retirement facility/nursing home
Get Help Today
Call our office today to speak with one of our therapists and explore if psychotherapy is the right option for you. Some insurances accepted.