Mentally Ill Seniors

Mentally ill need more consideration in disaster preparedness efforts, researchers say

When planning disaster-response programs, organizers often overlook the needs of individuals with mental illnesses, such as schizophrenia, addiction and bipolar disorder, bioethicists say.

Increase in mentally ill seniors likely, study says

U.S. healthcare providers need to prepare for a big increase in the number of elderly people with dementia and other mental illnesses, according to a new study.