Development in science and medicine has increased the life expectancy of every individual. With long life span comes its set of problems “Every man desires to live long, but no man wants to be old.” The last stage of life cycle starts from 60 years onwards. Apart from physical and mental health issues adjustment problems related to retirement and death of a spouse are specific to old age. This has become very big problem in this era where majority of old people have to stay alone as their children move to other cities or countries for career.
Emotional Anxiety, Loneliness, Fear of death
Mental Depression, Schizophrenia, Mania
Cognitive Delirium, Mild cognitive impairment, Dementia
Sleep Disorder Insomnia