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  • Created on: 20-02-14 13:10

elderly people

  • CAUSES: age, illness
  • PHYSICAL- lack of mobility, illness
  • INTELLECTUAL-  connot work, cannot do hobbies, cannot learn new things
  • EMOTIONAL- could be alone, could have no family or distance affecting how often they see each other, mqy not have self-esteem, may not want help, don't want to be seen incapable
  • SOCIAL- cannot see friends, can't go out as much, can'y meet new people
  • FINANCIAL- cannot work so rely on benefits, pay for specialist ( maybe in dept?), may struggle with bills eg heating, tough decisins to make ' heat or eat' end up living in cold or not eating, can't afford extra help 
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