Seniors’ mental health affects us all. Especially when you consider that more seniors are living longer, there is a high prevalence rate of mental illness and cognitive disorders among the elderly, and despite a growing need for an appropriate range of mental health services for seniors in long-term care settings and the community, our health care system is limited in its capacity to meet these needs.
Published By: Canadian Coalition for Seniors’ Mental Health, http://ccsmh.ca/contact-us/
Publication Date: May, 2014
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