So how can you determine that a loved one is truly declining rather than enduring the natural state of old age? We’ve investigated this and found a few ways to detect the warning signs of a declining senior facing medical problems.
The decline in memory or other thinking skills can be treated with art therapy. This therapeutic program can encompass many activities such as: drawing, painting or making collages, which can offer opportunities for seniors to engage with other people about their interests.
When you do good, you feel good. People of all ages enjoy the feeling of being a contributing member of society, a team or charity. Not only does it feel good to know that you’re doing a good deed, but it also has a plethora of benefits to a person’s physical and mental health.
Change is usually a difficult thing to go through because of the various unknown possibilities that await you on the other side. However, those unknown expectations still exist. Individuals who go through transitional care may go experience this sentiment and be fearful of new environments.