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Are antidepressants good for elderly patients?

To relieve her depression, my mom's doctor prescribed her antidepressants. But I'm worried that because of her age, that she would experience a further decline in her mental health--since...

My friend doesn't take care of her mother. Is this elder abuse?

My friend's mom has a severe case of Alzheimer's disease, and right now, she's not really doing anything--not really taking care of. It seems like she has no regard about how...

How can I help my grandmother with her depression?

My grandmother has been very depressed since my grandfather passed away and she had to move in with me and my family. She was always so energetic but now I can hardly get her...

My mother is unable to sleep at night. What can we do?

My mother is unable to sleep at night and ends up sleeping all morning. Is there anything that we can do for this?

What could be the reason my mother is just not eating?

Ever since my father passed away, my mother has been feeling very low and hasn't been eating much since his death. Could this be depression?

My mother has chronic kidney disease and is always depressed. What should I do?

My mother is a CKD patient and is constantly crying about her health issues and is very depressed. I feel bad and want to help her, what can I do?

Would a geriatric psychiatrist help my mother during early dementia stages?

My 78 year old mother is beginning to show signs of dementia. She has been very sad lately. Would bringing her to a geriatric psychiatrist help ease her worries during these...

Where can I find clinical trials for mild cognitive disorder?

Where can I find clinical trials for mild cognitive disorder?

My mother is suffering from hallucinations. What is the treatment for this?

My mother is 82 years old and is suffering from hallucinations. What can be done to help her?

My mother is 80 years old and has severe anxiety. Should she really be on xanex?

Because of the effects of xanex, I'm not sure if my mother should be on it any more. But I know that she suffers from severe anxiety, always did. Should we keep her on it? If...

My elderly mother has depression. What can be done for her?

My 79 year old mother has depression, and we think it is due to all of the medication she is taking. We are afraid to give her more medication. Can anything else be done for...

Should 90 year old mother with dementia travel abroad for 6 weeks?

I'm thinking of taking my mother to Spain for 6 weeks on holiday. She had crescendo TIAs 10 months ago, all on the same day. She is 90 years old and was diagnosed at the time...

My husband is starting to have delusions, what can I do?

My husband recently (74 years old) is starting to think that the police are looking for him. There's no actual reason behind this but I fear that perhaps it's due to Alzheimer's...

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