Mental Health Awareness for Older Adults

Older adult man with white hair and glasses speaking to a younger adult man with dark curly hair at a kitchen table. Photographs are laid on the table before them.

Millions of Americans live with mental illness. May is Mental Health Awareness Month. The focus is to reduce mental illness stigma by educating the public and advocating for individuals who suffer from mental illness. Older adults aren’t immune to mental illness; in fact, many seniors are at risk for developing mental disorders. Mental health issues may be triggered by a