Isolated from society Has a health effect equivalent to 15 cigarettes a day.
The message May sound unbelievable But from the study. And personal experience, it was found. Older people stop socializing. Risk of vascular disease And dementia is up to about 30% The effect of smoking 15 cigarettes a day! In the past, grandchildren still live with grandmother's eyes. The village is known. Changing into the elderly alone. Like western society The survey in America. Almost half (46%) felt alone. How do we deal with this condition? 1. home visits Thailand has a home visit system. District Health Promotion Hospital (STD) and the Public Health Volunteer Team However, the limitations of home visits are human resources and time. Imagine that if there is an elderly person in the home who is in the care of 50 homes in one month, they should visit one house at a time. 2. Use of technology The smart home technology system (smart home) technology. Understanding the needs of the elderly, such as K4connect, the elderly can choose whether they want to have an appointment to play online games with friends (such as if the temperature is warm. I have a mood to talk.) There is an intelligent calendar that reminds me of important dates. Family member Call to talk, etc. Unfortunately The technology is only available in America. In our house May start with review. The last time we called the house or line to our beloved elder was ... Sometimes Just a short chat Once a week May help reduce coronary heart disease. Dementia No less than taking you to the annual health check.