Overview of Depression Care
Objectives: Define depression. Identify common symptoms of depression in older adults. Identify risks for developing depression in older adults. Explain strategies for helping an older adult with depression.
Description: This class will help caregivers understand what depression is. Caregivers will learn signs and symptoms of depression in the older adult. By the end of the course, caregivers will be able to identify who may be at risk and understand non-medical strategies to help treat depression.