Posted by: Sia Janga on Monday, September 11, 2017 at 12:00:00 am Comments (0)
Anxiety can interfere with an older adult’s day to day function. If anxiety is suspected with your parent(s), it is important to ask a few questions.
- Are there any physical complaints
- Changed eating habits
- Altered sleeping pattern
- Socialization decreased
Seeking help to address and diagnose anxiety from healthcare professionals is the key. Professional who provide services to the elderly and can intervene in ways that can be helpful, such as support groups, therapy and medication is appropriate and needed.