An elderly man with a cane waits for a break in the traffic. (Photo by Garry Knight)

Report: Nation Isn’t Ready To Meet Elderly Patients’ Mental Health Care Needs

The U.S. is not prepared for the mental health needs of aging baby boomers, according anInstitute of Medicine report released Tuesday. A continued lack of specialists and other trained providers including primary care physicians and nurses will likely make it difficult for aging patients to receive treatment for depression, dementia and other conditions. In addition, some […]