Pay attention to the mental health of the elderly, starting with scanning and communication
When people are old, their physical functions decline, their health is not as good as before, and their mental health is not optimistic. Insomnia, cognitive dysfunction, and depression are the main factors affecting the mental health of the elderly.
Relative to physical health, the mental health problems of the elderly need to be paid more attention to. How should we pay attention to the mental health of the elderly?
銆€ Scanning heart disease, modern society, elderly people living alone, empty nesting phenomenon, long-term loneliness and loneliness caused many elderly people to suffer from depression, corrections, and even senile dementia; some old people are difficult to adapt to changes in social roles and social interactions after retirement, oftenNostalgia for the past, easy mental worry.
銆€銆€Mental health and physical health of the elderly are interrelated and interactive, and mental health affects physical health at all times.
If the elderly are in an unhealthy state for a long time, changes in their endocrine, muscle tension, etc. will cause the immune system to be in an optimal working condition, and its resistance will decline, and the disease will take advantage of it.
Therefore, children must be able to meet the material needs of the elderly, more appropriately meet their spiritual needs, and provide appropriate mental health services.
The elderly themselves should also pay attention to cultivating sentiment and maintaining mental health.
銆€銆€Self-regulating elderly people should actively participate in social welfare activities to enrich their lives.
Frequently participate in cultural and sports activities suitable for your physical condition and taste, such as reading newspapers, singing and dancing, swimming in mountains, playing chess, playing Tai Chi, chatting with peers, etc., to enrich your life, optimistic mood, and delay aging.
Handle the various relationships within the family and create a harmonious family atmosphere.
Respect each other with their husbands, take care of them, and communicate frequently; this not only regulates emotions, enhances feelings, but also prevents depression and Alzheimer’s disease.
銆€銆€Working together for the elderly, experienced and experienced, if you encounter problems with your juniors, you should ask the elderly for advice. This will make the elderly feel that they have value.
For the children, don’t be afraid of the old man, because the old man starts to swear, it proves that he may feel lonely and communicate with them.
銆€銆€In society, families should actively create conditions for the elderly to interact with the outside world, cultivate their hobbies and interests, and enrich their lives.