Meeting the Psychological Needs of the Elder

The personality of your loved one should influence the type of eldercare setting that you decide to employ. different people want differing levels of independence. They require and desire differing social structures. And they like to do different activities. Also they may have different expectations as to the outcome of the their care.
Some settings provide a different social structure. This means that a bungalow in an independent living facility may mean that your loved one will be alone most of the time. but if your loved one is the ytpe of person that goes out and plays cards, or used to with friends, then an ideal setting would be one with lots of activities.

Probably the most important aspect of their personality that

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