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Elderly Isolation

  • Safety Issues for the Elderly Living Alone Many elderly parents choose to live alone for various reasons, including maintaining their independence and privacy. However, living independently as an older adult comes with its set of risks. It is essential for their children and caregivers to understand these risks and ... Continue Reading
  • Why Might the Elderly Become Self Centered? As our loved ones age, we often find ourselves stepping into the role of caregiver. It's natural to want to help, but it can also be emotionally taxing, especially if you notice that your elderly parent seems more focused on their own needs. It's important to understand the ... Continue Reading
  • How to Encourage the Elderly to Participate in Activities The CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) has linked loneliness and social isolation to serious health conditions in the elderly. Social isolation was associated with about a 50% increase in dementia and other serious medical conditions. With those statistics, ... Continue Reading
  • When Aging Parents Can't Live Alone The baby boomer generation is growing older which is leaving many Millennials wondering, “Can I leave my elderly parent home alone?” Whether or not to leave an elderly parent alone is a difficult decision, especially because once you determine they cannot be alone, you need ... Continue Reading
  • Elderly Loneliness: Reducing Loneliness in the Elderly Loneliness isn’t merely a feeling; it’s also a physiological reaction in the body. Not unlike other forms of stress, it can have an impact not only on our sense of wellbeing but also on our physical health. In some circumstances, chronic loneliness can be about as dangerous ... Continue Reading
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