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Depression in the Elderly:  How to Increase Quality of Life in Our Older Years

Broadcast Date:  May 6, 2009
(2 hours)
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Handouts/Resources

Barbara Davis Handouts (7 pages)
Carolyn O'Bryan Handouts (6 pages)
Causes of Depression (2 pages)
Symptoms of Depression in the Elderly
(1 page)
Help the Depressed Patient (1 page)

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Program Overview

Left alone, depression can prevent the elderly from enjoying life and lead to major health problems. If you learn how to spot the signs of depression and find effective ways to help, your patients can remain happy and active throughout their golden years.

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Target Audience

Home health aides, home attendants and other professionals and family workers who administer and care for patients in the home setting.

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None for this program.

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(334) 206-5618 or email ALPHTN