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Why Companionship is Necessary For the Elderly


Loneliness and social isolation are some of the common growing issues among the elderly that might take a toll in their physical and mental health. Several effects of isolation includes lower immune function, higher rates of anxiety and depression, suicidal ideation and thoughts, decreased vascular health, and poor cognitive functions. A recent study from the Journals of Gerontology also confirmed that loneliness can increase a person’s risk of dementia. That is why family Caregivers are encouraged to build a strong relationship with their senior loved ones to prevent them from isolation.

Here are more reasons why seniors need social companionship:

It enhances their quality of life
It boosts their confidence and sense of purpose
It helps reduce their stress levels and lower the risk of depression
It helps with grieving after losing a spouse or someone close to them
It offers a physical connection which it can stimulate their senses and boost their physical health

Here at Sustain Home Health Care Services, we are experts when it comes to providing Elderly Care in Texas and it is our goal to help our clients feel comfortable and safe in their own homes by providing reliable companionship services.

Any individual who needs continuing care at home to minimize the effects of old age, injury, illness or disability is eligible to receive our Home Care Services in Houston, Texas. We render our services to any individual with no regards of color, age, sex, religion, national origin, marital status, and disability.

Should you have further questions and inquiries, please feel free to give us a call anytime.

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