Rising trend of Old Age Homes
In recent times there are more transformations in society and lifestyle has been changed.As a consequence of this social transformation and changes in lifestyle,family structure has benefited many younger generations but at the same time certain senior citizens faced many challenges.One of these is the rise of old age homes across the country.
In the olden days, the family structure and the life pattern was different.The elderly parent Used to live with their children and their neighbourhood will also be occupied by their relations.They all used to live closely and happily and will help each other in case of emergencies.Thus the social fabric was stronger. Whenever a health issue arises or any chaos the family member will be there to assist us in all needs.Be it a medical needs or any personal assistance family members will be around us so the elders won’t feel lonely or abandoned.Hence a well-knit family serves the elderly parents in all aspects of life.
This family pattern started to change gradually and the joint family system slowly disappeared and the family was disintegrated and was replaced by the nuclear family system.The main cause of this migration of family is separation of sons and daughters for jobs, studies, marriage and improved lifestyles.The younger generations does not find any difficulty in moving to a new environment but the elder people find it difficult to adapt to the environ but they sacrifice it for the sake of their children’s life.
Rise of Old Age Homes
Nowadays younger generations are giving priority to their career enhancement and fail to take care of their parents.They will prefer moving to abroad leaving their parents.Another reason for leaving the senior citizens to old age homes is their sickness, children find embarrassed while looking after them so they prefer Old age homes or some maids to look after.Many senior citizens prefer to live independently and some prefer to be in Old age homes that will cater to the needs of the elders.It is the best solution for senior citizens who require medical assistance, love and compassion.
About Irakkam Illam
Irakkam Illam is an old age home where senior citizens will get the essential nursing and care.At Irakkam Illam, we understand every individual’s needs and provide personalised care be it medical facilities to every single sphere of elderly needs, we provide them with the necessary care and attention which they deserve.Irakkam Illam is committed to provide the best care for the elderly people.We help each senior citizens to completely get rid of all negative aspects from their life and to live a blissful life.