Acta Scientific Neurology (ASNE) (ISSN: 2582-1121)

Review Article Volume 6 Issue 2

Living at Home or Nursing Homes? Review Article

Vahab Karamivand*

School of Nursing and Midwifery, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran

*Corresponding Author: Vahab Karamivand, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran.

Received: December 09, 2022; Published: January 24, 2022


Background: With the growth of the elderly population in most societies and the increase of chronic diseases, the increase of care costs, the expansion of mononuclear families, a number of elderly people are sent to nursing homes.

Objective: The purpose of this study is to help choose a correct place to continue the life of the elderly

Results: A review of studies shows that nursing homes have a negative effect on the health of the elderly. And it should not be the first choice to continue the life of the elderly. The elderly who are with their families have a better quality of life and the conditions of healthy and active aging are more likely to be realized.

Conclusion: if aging is to be a good event, their lives must be accompanied by constant opportunities for health, participation, and security. In this case, we can expect an active and lively old age that is a source of support for the family and society.

Keywords: Elderly; Nursing Home; Home; Geriatric Nursing


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Citation: Vahab Karamivand. “Living at Home or Nursing Homes? Review Article". Acta Scientific Neurology 6.2 (2023): 26-30.


Copyright: © 2023 Vahab Karamivand. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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