Elderly man receives care for ALS-induced depression

ALS-Induced Depression: How Nassau County Residents Can Help Their Loved Ones

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, is a neurodegenerative disease that attacks nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord. But for Nassau county residents living with ALS and those who love them, this condition needs no introduction. When patients get a life-changing diagnosis like ALS, they understandably go through many painful emotions as they process…

Geriatric depression in Nassau County.

New Research in Geriatric Depression in Nassau County

Clinical research continues to yield valuable new insights into geriatric depression, especially in relation to symptoms and memory function. Essentially, geriatric depression is a major depressive disorder (MDD) in seniors. Its symptoms, the response to treatment, and the diagnosis can differ, depending on the patient. That conclusion is confirmed by four recent studies discussed below.…