Study Shows More Time With Mom Helps Prolong Her Life
Loneliness is contagious! This statement is scary as we all are afraid of loneliness as of a deadly disease. But lonely elderly people are prone to decline in their health and die faster indeed.The University of California in San Francisco report that 18 percent of seniors live alone, while 43 percent report feeling lonely on a regular basis.
Being put in nursing homes, they develop an anxiety and major stress because of changing life style, and being away from their families. Close communication with family members make them feel appreciated and needed, give the feeling of belonging to the kith and kin.