People of all ages can experience compassion and should because it is a natural instinct within us all. However if anyone, it should be the older population that’s treated with the most respect. They have paved the way and created the comforts younger people may take for granted. Providing compassion can be as simple as expressing acts of kindness, caring, and support that relieves discomfort. Here are some tips to provide the utmost compassion to older adults.
Enhance The Environment:
When providing compassionate care, the main goal is to reduce suffering and help with the overall well being of a loved one. One way to do this is by enhancing their environment to be more calming and relaxing. In an article published by the Dailynurse, it further explains ways to calm down seniors who are agitated by, “decreasing background noise, eliminating distractions, and providing distance between yourself and the patient when you speak.”