November is LTC Awareness Month
One issue is a common misconception that getting older automagically means a decrease in one’s quality of life:
“Most older adults and caregivers mistakenly believe that sharp declines in quality of life are inevitable with age … The majority of seniors think that depression, dementia and lack of mobility can�t be helped.”
But are they correct?
“Nearly 40% of respondents are not aware that certain prescription medications can impact cognition, and only half know that certain medicines should be avoided as a person gets older.”
And that’s just the tip of that iceberg. Click on through for more.
Oh! And click here for the survey results themselves.
[Hat Tip: FoIB Randy G]