A loss of independence can create feelings of frustration for many elderly people. Here are some tips for helping an aging parent cope with a loss of mobility.
A loss of mobility can create frustration and feelings of uselessness for many elderly people. Simple activities, such as grocery shopping or doctor’s appointments, may seem like impossible tasks. Mobility problems include unsteadiness while walking, difficulty getting in and out of a chair, and muscle weakness or joint problems. Often, mobility problems occur at one time and combine to seriously affect mobility.