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Title Working with Older Adults with Depression
Summary It is not uncommon for older adults who are dealing with a chronic illness or grieving a loss to feel depressed. However, feeling depressed is sometimes a phrase used to describe sadness or grief, and is not indicative of a depressive disorder. Depression is more than feeling sad; it is a medical illness. Depression is not a part of normal aging, but it is common in older adults. This resource gives strategies for providers to use while working with older adults with depression.
Author OIB-TAC, National Research & Training Center
Publisher OIB-TAC, National Research & Training Center
Publish Date 11/16/2021
Filename Depression fact sheet.docx


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