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Feelings of sadness and isolation aren't uncommon in older adults, particularly for those who live alone. Depression, however, can be quite serious for older seniors, and may lead to a downward spiral in overall health.
The American Academy of Family Physicians notes that there are four syndromes that appear to be synonymous with failure to thrive in older adults:
- Impaired physical function
- Cognitive impairment
Helping seniors avoid or recover from depression… read more