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.

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