I'm a senior citizen and my spouse has anxiety

I'm a senior citizen and my spouse has anxiety

Anxiety in the elderly with Dr Soumya Hegde

Aditi Surendra

Aditi Surendra

An elderly person often plays the role of a caregiver to their spouse who has anxiety issues. In such a space, how do they also care for themselves? Dr Soumya Hegde speaks on this topic in the latest video column.

‘Anxiety in the elderly’ is a weekly video column about geriatric anxiety. In this column, geriatric psychiatrist Dr Soumya Hegde gives the viewer a thorough picture of anxiety in the elderly population. Including, the kind of anxieties they deal with, the symptoms of the anxiety, its diagnosis, treatment, and what caregivers can do to ease the elderly persons’ discomfort.

Dr Hegde specializes in the management of challenging behaviors in dementia, and other complex psychiatric presentations in the elderly population.

If you have questions about, or related to this column, please write to us at columns@whiteswanfoundation.org.

Camera - Bhagyanath Viswanath

Editing - Mohan Kamakshi

Music: Dan Lebowitz - Birds in Flight via YouTube audio library

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