Loneliness one of the causes of depression in elderly
Loneliness is one of the reasons of depression and mental disorders among the elderly people, says a mental health professional.
As nowadays many elderly people live alone in old-age homes, they often experience social withdrawal and poor nutrition.
This leads to memory decline, health problems, depression and poor quality of life.
There is a need for trained individuals to take care of the health and needs of elderly people. It is because a person trained to take care of the elders will be mindful and sensitive to their needs.