PBS NewsHour

The hidden mental health risks for seniors in long-term care

Clip: 04/09/2019 | 10m 22s Video has closed captioning.

By 2030, 20 percent of Americans will be senior citizens. Many will eventually enter long-term care, a move that presents tough choices and challenges for seniors and their families -- including risks of depression and suicide. In partnership with Kaiser Health News, special correspondent Cat Wise reports on how families and facilities are struggling to understand and manage these risks.

Aired: 04/09/19

Rating: NR

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