One wonders whether the phrase “May you live to a ripe old age” is a blessing or a curse. Old age cannot be avoided. It is a phase of life, which will arrive and stay till death takes its toll. Problems of old age come in two forms: emotional and.
In considering the needs of older people, it is well, first to remember that older people have the need that are common to all people and secondly, that they have special needs due to the fact that they are old people. The needs which are common to all people are:.
>Be understanding when the elderly person seems to be stubborn about something. Put yourself in their position; they’ve given up their independence and must now rely on you for care. Any little thing that they can hold on to help them feel more independent. When you understand why they are.