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Welcome to the Senior Resource Connect blog. You can visit the blog each Wednesday at 10am for the latest information about aging, caregiving, COVID, and local resources.

Older Adults & Mental Health

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May is Mental Health Month! Mental health is an important part of our general wellness, but it’s especially important during Covid as many people are isolated. In an average year, 20% of people age 55 and over report experiencing mental distress.  

What mental illnesses affect older adults? 

What warning signs should I keep an eye out for? 

How can I take care of my mental health?  

Visit the Ahead of the Curve Senior Resource Directory for information on mental health resources in your area. The National Coalition on Mental Health and Aging also offers a great list of resources.  

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Happy Memorial Day from Senior Resource Connect