8 Signs You Might Be Dealing With Depression as a Senior


  1. Backing Out of Social Gatherings

One sign of depression is noticing a pattern of backing out of social gatherings. For a senior who previously kept to themselves, this might not be a clear indicator. But for someone who has a moderate social life, it definitely would be out of the ordinary if they kept declining offers. Isolating yourself as a senior is a clear indicator that you might be having mental issues that you are trying to work through. Avoiding others might mean you are avoiding reality.