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Decline in physical health in older age is often recognized quickly. Unfortunately, we often underestimate the mental health of a senior. Your loved one is prone to feel a deep loneliness, especially when their closest friends have passed and when their adult children don't visit as often as they used to. However, there is one source of comfort that brings a tremendous amount of warmth and joy to a senior's life – having a pet.
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The studies have shown that the majority of cases of depression in old age have their root in loneliness. It is important to recognize the need for mental health care for elderly. How to ensure that the comfort of elderly loved one life does not decrease over the years?
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Dehydration is a serious condition that may even be life-threatening, therefore it shouldn't be neglected. It is particularly dangerous for elderly people, who tend to get dehydrated more easily. Find out more how to prevent dehydration.
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Although care homes should provide the best care possible to the seniors, there are numerous cases of malnutrition, dehydration, or pressure sores in care homes. Read more about these conditions and how to prevent them.
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The aging population has a big drug problem — prescription…