As they grow older, seniors' vulnerability to mental health problems caused by loneliness, a decline in cognitive functions, and memory problems increases. The most common mental health concerns are cognitive impairment, anxiety, and mood disorders like depression. Mental health issues have a negative impact on the physical wellness of the elderly. Mood disorders can also adversely affect mental, physical, and social functioning, making it difficult to treat other conditions.
Naturally, mental health conditions tend to increase with age. However, conditions such as depression are not age-related. Such conditions and disorders can be treated, and a lot can be done to maintain healthy mental wellbeing. Good mental health is crucial as it directly affects a senior's physical health and vice versa. Premier Homecare helps older and vulnerable people by providing them companionship which helps them to live in a constant care and improving their mental health, you can check our blog on "Benefits of Homecare" by clicking here
Here are ways of enforcing positive mental health habits in seniors: