Old Age Home – A Safe Place for Old People
Increasing number of old people is a growing issue in today’s world. Due to the nuclear family concept, the number of younger people decreases and the number of old people increases. As a result, the number of people who need to take care old people decreases. Nowadays a family has maximum one or two children and they may be working at different places. So they cannot take care their old parents as they are not available at family. It is not wise to leave their jobs in current recession period to care old people. So who will take care these old people? Is there anyone who can care them like their children? These are two important questions we need to answer.
Old people need more care and love. In current world it is impossible for their children to care their parents much. It may result in depression. In addition to this, old people need others help to go out and full fill their personal needs. In the absence of their children, it will be very difficult for them to maintain their daily routine. In addition to this they may feel loneliness by sitting idle at their home. It is because of their lack of mobility. It affect their relationships with others and things get worst. Their past friends may be moved or passed away and they are not able to generate more friends due to their physical incapability. So in old age every one needs more attention and care.
Old age home concepts started as a solution to the problems of old people. The traditional elderly care is now transferred from family members to organizations. Many organizations are in elder care service with enough facilities to care old people. Now many people enjoy this facility to make sure their parents are in right hands and well protected. In old age homes elderly people have the chances to maintain their relationships with similar aged people.
Article by: Siju George