What are the symptoms of loneliness and depression?Physical symptoms such as body pain and loss of sleep are usually signs of depression. Most senior citizens only talk about their physical problems. It is important that doctors recognise these symptoms.
How should the elderly deal with loneliness?It is important that they involve themselves in activities and exercise. However, one cannot start this at old age. Everyone must prepare for old age when they are younger. Senior citizens should indulge in physical, recreational, social and religious activities to avoid loneliness.