Clinical Guidelines

Information and Resources for

Health Care Professionals

Information and Resources for

Older Adults and Care Partners

Depression in Older Adults

Up to 20% of older adults have symptoms of depression and these rates increase up to 40% for those in hospitals and long-term care homes. Depression is not a typical part of aging. There are many ways to treat depression including by improving lifestyle and social supports, counselling, and medication.

Are you a health care professional?

Familiarize yourself with the latest clinical guidelines to best support older adults in your care.

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Are you an older adult or care partner?

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