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Among the elderly, it’s common for depression to mask itself as physical ailments. It can be related to physical illnesses like thyroid disorders, Parkinson’s disease, heart disease or cancer. It’s important to consider mental health issues when other illnesses are present. Depression can be just as serious as other illnesses. Suicide is more common in older individuals than any other age group in the U.S.
What can cause depression in seniors?