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Winter Blues, or SAD, is a seasonal disorder that typically occurs in the winter months. Unlike, regular depression, a person who suffers from winter blues only has the condition at certain times of the year. Winter Blues occur most often in late fall and winter.
Older adults are more susceptible to winter blues because of certain biological and social factors.Three main factors contribute to the increased risk for older adults.
What Can Be Done to Help Older Adults?Recognize and understand the signs and symptoms of Winter Blues. A few typical warning signs include:
If you or a loved one is experiencing these symptoms or are concerned about Winter Blues, reach out to your provider, or a member of our team.
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