Clinical Guidelines

Information and Resources for

Health Care Professionals

Information and Resources for

Older Adults and Care Partners

Information for Older Adults and Care Partners

Depression is a treatable mental illness that can have deep negative impacts on all aspects of life. It is the most common mental health problem for older adults, but it is not an expected part of aging. On this page you will find important information if you or a loved one is experiencing symptoms of depression.

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Download our brochure about depression for older adults for information about symptoms and what you can do right now to start feeling better.

View the Depression in Older Adults infographic for information about prevention, symptoms, and diagnosis of depression - including steps to take right now to start your recovery journey.

View or download this infographic to learn more about the treatment of depression for older adults.

Watch the following 1 minute video to learn more about depression in older adults.