Jessica Calleo, MA

MetroHealth

3685 GRIDLEY RD

Articles

Anxiety Disorders in Later Life

July 01, 2008

Older adults can present with anxiety or worries about physical health (illness, changes in vision or hearing), cognitive difficulties, finances, and changes in life status (widowhood, care-giving responsibilities, retirement). Clinicians need to be aware that older adults may deny psychological symptoms of anxiety (fear, worry) but endorse similar emotions with different words (worries, concerns).