Geriatrician Discusses Treatment of Depression vs. Dementia

Published On: January 24th, 2011By Categories: Blog

Did you miss the 2010 Green House Project Meeting and Celebration in Albany, NY? Don’t worry, join us now to continue conversations started at last year’s Meeting and help us prepare for the upcoming 2011 meeting. The conversation continues here at The Green House Blog, where we will be featuring weekly video  highlights from the 2010 meeting. Videos include interviews with founder Dr. Bill Thomas and geriatrician and dementia expert Dr. Al Power, and excerpts from two terrific and frank panel discussions with Elders and Shahbazim about life in The Green House. Get notifications for new videos by subscribing to The Green House Project on Vimeo, following us on Twitter @GreenHouse_Proj and “Liking” us on Facebook. Below, Al Power discusses the difference between diagnosing depression and dementia among older adults and the basis for person-centered treatments for depression. Please share your thoughts by commenting below.
<iframe src=”http://player.vimeo.com/video/19100588?byline=0″ width=”398″ height=”224″ frameborder=”0″></iframe><p><a href=”http://vimeo.com/19100588″>Mental Health and Aging: Depression</a> from <a href=”http://vimeo.com/thegreenhouseproject”>The Green House Project</a> on <a href=”http://vimeo.com”>Vimeo</a>.</p><p>Eden Mentor and geriatrician Dr. Allen Power speaks about depression diagnosis and treatment for older adults at the 2010 annual Green House Project Meeting in Albany, NY.</p>