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Assessing an Older Adult’s Mental Health Needs

Change in mood or behavior can signal a serious matter

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We expect our older relatives to slow down as they age, but a significant drop in energy level or a marked change in mood or behavior could signal a more serious matter. Here are some ways to assess your loved one’s mental health needs and seek treatment. … Back to Article

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