The whole health and quality of life depend on mental wellness, often known as mental health. It has an impact on our decisions, actions, and interactions with others. Healthy ageing depends on controlling social isolation, loneliness, stress, sadness, and mood through medical treatment and self-care.
Signs & Symptoms
Consequences of Poor Mental Health in Elderly
- Unexplained fatigue
- Disoriented Thinking
- Social Withdrawal
- Bringing up Death frequently
- Feeling Helpless
- Lack of Mental Health care facilities
- Lack of Knowledge about geriatric mental health issues
- Family History of Mental health conditions
- Domestic Abuse
- Alcohol Abuse
- Maintaining relationships with others may elevate mood and enhance general well-being.
- Keeping in touch with loved ones and friends by phone or in person.
- It can be beneficial to schedule a daily time to connect with others.
- By enrolling in a class to learn something new or improve a skill already possessed, individuals get an opportunity to meet new people.
Frequently Asked Questions
All Geriatric Therapy
- Other health issues
- Chronic Diseases
- Mental Health Issues
- Elder Care Type
- Difficulty in Aging
- Grief and Loss
- Elderly Abuse and Neglect
“If I wait for someone else to validate my existence, it will mean that I’m shortchanging myself.”
"If we would build on a sure foundation in friendship, we must love friends for their sake rather than for our own."
“You don’t have to control your thoughts. You just have to stop letting them control you.”
"To know when to go away and when to come closer is the key to any lasting relationship. "
Doménico Cieri Estrada
"I am not afraid of storms for I am learning how to sail my ship."
Louisa May Alcott
“The cheerful mind perseveres, and the strong mind hews its way through a thousand difficulties.”
"The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed."
“What mental health needs is more sunlight, more candor, and more unashamed conversation.”