High Time to Observe on Physical and Emotional Wellbeing of Elderlies: A Narrative Review
Keywords:Elderly, physical well-being, emotional well-being, elderly well-being
Ageing is a natural process with invitation of multiple challenges and limitations in terms of physical capacity,
psychological to social performance of a person. It was estimated that India will be at top of the world in
terms of aged population from 2030 to 2050. This review aimed to assess the overall physical and emotional
well-being of elderly population. This was a narrative review, here we have gathered information in a very
systematic way. The electronic data base such as ProQuest, Embase, PubMed, PsycARTICLES, EBSCO,
ResearchGate, EORTC, Scopus, Educational Resources Information Centre (ERIC), and Allied Health
Literature (CINHAL) were searched and article published in between from 2010 to 2020 were identified.
A total 978 articles were received from these search engines and based on systematic scrutinizing process a
total of 13 articles were included in the review. Reviewed studies findings suggested that elderly stayed at
old age home or away from home are facing high challenged to maintain physical and emotional well-being.
Then the elderly facing any medical history also found such vulnerable then compare with others. The study
concluded with that there is huge need to develop some evidence based intervention which will allow the
elderly to meet the minimum need to maintain physical and emotional well-being.
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