The Older Person Living Alone

The elderly who live alone are more likely poor, v. a. with age. Many report feelings of loneliness (60% of respondents> 75 years) and social isolation. In older people with health problems or sensory deficits newly occurring or worsening symptoms may go unnoticed. Many have difficulty in complying with prescribed treatment regimens. Because of physical limitations and eating is a social activity, some elderly people who live alone are preparing…

September 3, 2018