Depression Masking as Dementia
- Memory Screening Questions
- Tips for Helping an Elderly Depressed Person
- Understanding the Difference Between Dementia and Depression
National Memory Screening Day is a collaborative effort spearheaded by the Alzheimer's Foundation of America to promote early detection of Alzheimer's disease and related illnesses, and to encourage appropriate intervention.
Senior Planning Services is an official site participating in National Memory Screening Day.
Includes a scale to differentiate between depression and dementia and how to receive help.
Provides information about treatment options for both Alzheimer's and depression.
Interactive tutorial that is a self screening tool that can be used to assist in determining if depression is present and how best to proceed if it is.
Provides an informative comparison of Alzheimer's and depression.
American Academy of Neurology
Downloadable guideline from the American Academy of Neurology entitled "Screening and Treatment for Depression, Dementia, and Psychosis with Parkinson Disease."
Mental Health America
Provides concise facts on depression in older adults, as well as links for more information.