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Yes you should be concerned.
Prolonged bleeding can be caused by estrogen deficiency commonly.
However, other possibilities can be uterus fibroid, adenomyosis, endometriosis, cervical polyps, ectropion, endometrial hyperplasia, coagulation disorders.
These causes should be checked with pelvic ultrasound.
Over the counter Naproxen sodium 220mg each can be taken 3 pills at a time twice daily for 3-4 days to stop the bleeding.
Continuous heavy bleeding can be stopped by prescribing Norethindrone 5 mg tablet twice daily for 5-10 days.
Yes you are correct --that is also a good possibility since you are approaching menopause.
Yes that too --probably temporary