WHAT: Join UPMC McKeesport for an Alive & Well health presentation on depression and anxiety in older adults. Learn the causes and symptoms of late-life depression, available treatment options and ways you can support a friend or loved one. A free hot lunch, screenings and parking in the hospital garage will be provided.
WHY: Late-life depression in adults is often dismissed, overlooked or misdiagnosed by caregivers and health care professionals alike. Untreated, depression increases the likelihood of disability, illness, social isolation and heightened anxiety.
WHO: Timothy Gaul, D.O., a primary care doctor at UPMC McKeesport.
WHEN: 12 to 2 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 20.
WHERE: UPMC McKeesport
, The Usman Ahmad, M.D. Memorial Conference Center, Mansfield Building, First Floor, 1500 Fifth Ave., McKeesport, Pa., 15132.
Note to Media:
To cover this event, prior arrangements must be made by contacting Taylor Andres at 412-592-7406 or AndresTA@upmc.edu