Factors and Theories of Ageing
By Zinzi Wheeler
Task 3- Group B
BTEC Health and Social Care Level 3 Extended DiplomaUnit number and title: Units 11,27,28,40 - ‘Dementia & Elderly Care’
Factors which influencing ageing
They may not have anyone to help them with taking their medication as it is instructed,and they do not prepare meals or eat a balanced diet meal because they can not walk or drive to the store, and then become more depressed.
Excessive sexual activity
Hormone secretion decreases when growing older, and less insulin is secreted and sweetened food should be avoided.
State of mind
Life changes can also help to affect sleep such as illness and moving home and death can cause stress and make it hard to sleep.
Retirement can become less active and this can throw off your sleep schedule.
Medication can make older people sometimes sleep or stay awake at night time.