One of the common side-effects of Alzheimer’s disease is depression. In fact, approximately 40% of Alzheimer’s sufferers also suffer from depression. It becomes difficult to diagnose depression because some of the symptoms associated with Alzheimer’s are similar to the symptoms associated with depression. Here are just a few signs to look out for if you are concerned about your loved one and depression.
CAN is the nation’s leading family caregiver organization working to improve the quality of life for the more than 90 million Americans who care for loved ones with chronic conditions, disabilities, disease, or the frailties of old age. CAN serves a broad spectrum of family caregivers ranging from the parents of children with special needs, to the families and friends of wounded soldiers;