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This article was provided by the National Care Planning Council. Each monthly article is written to help families recognize the need for long term care planning and to help implement that planning. All aging people, regardless of current health, should have a long term care plan.


Attitudes towards Aging often Affect Health

October 27, 2017

Among the myriad of wonderful ideas available to caregivers for coping with the care of a loved one, some strategies that can influence the attitude of care recipients are often neglected. On strategy, simply put, is cultivating a more positive attitude towards aging. This can have a profound effect on the health of a care recipient.

Many elderly buy into the notion that they themselves are no longer useful and are a burden to others. As a result, the aging make little attempt to keep themselves healthy and active. After all, they are getting closer to the end of their lives and have no desire to try new things or to challenge themselves or to eat or exercise properly.

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The National Care Planning Council (NCPC) has been publishing monthly articles on Eldercare, Medicaid, Medicare, Veterans Benefits for Seniors, and Long Term Care since 2006. To access these articles please visit the NCPC's Planning for Eldercare Articles page.


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