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Many elderly patients deteriorate mentally or physically in the hospital, even if they recover from the original illness or injury that brought them there. Helping seniors adjust after a hospital stay requires adjusting to a new way of life.

Many seniors returning home following a hospital stint may experience some struggles once they get there. Thankfully, there are strategies to cope with them.

When an elderly parent is sent home after being hospitalized for a health issue, it can be difficult for them to adjust. This is especially true if they are experiencing a loss of mobility or can’t do as much as they once did around the house after a hospital discharge.