FIVE WAYS IMPROVING THE QUALITY OF LIFE FOR THE ELDERLY

5 WAYS

TO IMPROVE

THE ELDERLY'S

QUALITY OF LIFE

2019-08-28

 Staying fit and healthy will help to lead a quality life.


 When dealing with chronic health conditions it is important to

stay fit and healthy.


 Feeling satisfied and fulfilled is just as important for overall well-being as getting regular check-ups from the doctor.


 A positive outlook on life ensures a healthy mind and body.


5 steps to assist you with an elders quality of life:


1. Depression


Stress can be caused by many traumatic events or by

medical conditions or disease.


Medication can cause side effects that can lead to depression.

By knowing and recognizing signs of depression early diagnosis’s

and treatment can be obtained.

2. Getting the Elderly involved


It is important to make the elderly feel

that they’re not burdening anyone.


Here are some examples of household tasks they can help manage:


 Folding laundry

 Organizing drawers

 Opening the mail

 Writing grocery or household to-do lists


 Keeping you up to date on the news

 Prepping dinner – for example, trimming vegetables

 Going with you to help shop for groceries or run other errands


3.Physical activity


Light physical activity regularly, keeps the

body and mind feeling positive and energized.

Exercise boosts:


 immune system,

 lowers blood pressure,

 improves sleep quality,

 improves heart health,

 relieves anxiety,

 improves strength and stamina


4.Mentally activities

A busy mind is a healthy mind, a healthy mind lends itself to positivity and a healthy disposition.

Look at activities like:


 Crossword puzzles,

 Sudoku,

 Reading, for mental stimulation.


An active mind improves the minds sharpness which improves the overall state of being.


5. Stay Active

 Seniors who are isolated and lonely have shorter lives and are

at greater risk for dementia.

Gary Jansen

CEO/Founder of Curantis Home Carers