Longer life. Elders who are more socially involved with family members are more likely to live longer than those who remain isolated. Although you may not be able to tell, a family’s presence is prolonging their life as well as improving the quality of their remaining years. Stronger immune system.
Provides Companionship. Having strong relationships with their children, grandchildren, and other family members can help seniors receive the human interaction they crave. Your family will need to make an effort to visit with your aging loved one as often as possible and call him or her a couple of times each week.
Home Care Preserves Health and Independence Being able to live at home offers a sense of comfort and independence. Elderly care at home can also help patients maintain or even increase confidence levels. Living in a nursing home or assisted living facility can make a person feel defeated, helpless, or even bitter.
Older people are important members of any society and therefore have the right to live in dignity in later life. It includes psychological and health aspects, continuing to participate in society, and ensuring a safe source of income.
Advantages to society of older persons include their lower criminal activity, greater political participation, increasing voluntary organization participation, work abilities, and visual perception abilities.
Caring for the elderly enables them to not worry about the things they cannot do anymore and celebrate the things that they can, not only supporting them in their care needs, but also providing them with a valued friend and confidant.
Sense of purpose Independence gives seniors a sense of purpose. They have opportunities for achievement, can contribute to the lives of their family, friends, and neighbors, and enjoy activities that they’ve always done. The chance to set and reach goals has a big impact, even if they seem small.
We get to experience life through our physical body. We earn money, enjoy life, go through various experiences of life only because we have a physical body. Our physical body is loaned to us by our parents. So, this one reason is enough to take care of parents.
When aging in place, older adults get a greater level of control over their personal lives. This can lead to higher levels of happiness, fulfillment, and personal satisfaction – all important things that can help older adults feel better and live more healthfully, in the long-term.