How to help the elderly cope with anxiety & depression

In today’s fast changing world, loneliness not only affects youngsters and adults but also the elderly.

Here are some tips to help an elderly loved one with anxiety or depression.

Encourage elderly people to keep a healthy diet and include regular exercise in their daily routine.

Go out for walks, shopping or cook together as it will improve their confidence and make them feel supported.

A simple daily or weekly phone call can make them feel you are there when they need for any help or assistance.

Encourage them to meet new people, develop skills and gain new experiences. Keeping them active in doing interesting activities can reduce their anxiety and mental health problems.

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