Social issues can have a significant impact on life and both physical and mental health for seniors. Some of the major contributors to social and psychological problems for seniors are as follows:
Loneliness from losing a spouse and friends
Inability to independently manage regular activities of living
Difficulty coping and accepting physical changes of aging
Frustration with ongoing medical problems and increasing number of medications
Social isolation as adult children are engaged in their own lives
Feeling inadequate from inability to continue to work
Boredom from retirement and lack of routine activities
Financial stresses from the loss of regular income
These factors can have a negative impact on overall health of an older individual. Addressing these psychological problems is an integral component of seniors’ complex medical care.
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