雅思大作文： nursing homes in modern society
雅思大作文题目：Nowadays some older people choose to live in the retirement communities with other people rather than living with their adult children. Is it a positive or negative development?
Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your ownknowledge or experience.
Decades of low birth rate indeveloped countries have caused a greater proportion of senior population and thus the working-age population has more obvious stress in coping with daily job and taking care of old retired parents at the same time. Therefore, more senior citizens have turned to nursing homes and it is believed to be reasonable and feasible despite certain apparent drawbacks.
Professional nursing institutions benefit different parties. For their customers, peer-to-peer contact of similar age helps psychological and mental well-being as they share similar social background in which topics of common interests are frequently spoken of andactivities suitable for the aged can be organized because of the easy access to partners. In addition, they can enjoy professional daily care on hygiene and medicine, guaranteeing the physical health and hence prolonging life span. Another two parties benefited indirectly are their adult children and the business market, the former can focus more on their own life and work and the latter need not worry about the employees attendance and stability.
However, the retired person may still suffer from two conditions, the aloof offspring and the short of money. To be precise, the elderly may face the risk that the family may never orscarcely pay a visit and it is a cruel and pathetic situation which happens indeed as the cases stand. It is more pitiful that all the retired are not pensioners in some countries, which means they either choose to live independently, which gets harder in the aging process, or to ask for the provision from descendants when others not.
To sum up, nursing homes in modern society is a feasible and inevitable approach and it generally has greater advantages. However, some suggestions like a better pension system and strict regulations on these organizations can be taken to ensure the happiness in everyones later life.