Talk about an Old Person You Know and Respect

Talk about an old person you know and respect

  • Who he or she is,
  • How you know this person,
  • What he or she is like,
  • why you respect him or her

Sample Answer of Talk about an Old Person You Know and Respect

One old person whom I know and respect a lot is my teacher. My preschool teacher precisely. Her name is Ramani, and she retired a long time ago from my school. But I still made contact with her. I know her because she was my class teacher in nursery and primary school. She taught me for three years.

She was my first teacher, and I have hazy, murky memories of that days, but I do have an enriching learning experience with her. Ms Ramani is the same as still as she was in school, lovable, gorgeous, optimistic, energetic and always smiling and welcoming. I got a chance to meet her in our school reunion program a few months ago, and I saw that she has become really old now.

Her face has wrinkles, and her hair is grey now; however, her warm attitude and positive smile are still the same. She was old but young and evergreen at heart. The best part was she remembered many of us after so many years. Mrs. Ramani is worthy of respect, and she hasn’t stopped learning.

Even at the age of 60, she is still learning and keeps herself updated with the technologies. Recently, I read an article about her in a newspaper that she also teaches slum children for free. This is really great, especially at this age she still spreading the knowledge. She has done more if like these benevolent activities.

Follow ups Talk about an Old Person You Know and Respect 

Question 1:- What qualities does a person need to have to take care of old people?

Answer – Well, generally speaking, the person who cares for older individuals need some certain qualities, firstly the person should be more empathetic and respectful towards older people because getting old is one of the human ageing stages so in future the person who was taking care of them will also become old so showing empathy and respect is mandatory other than that they should be aware of the age-related disease and disorder doesn’t need of an abundance of knowledge but be patient because as age advancing the sense of hearing and vision will be reduced. On top of that, he should be a caring person and a good observer.

Question 2:- Do you think old people should be taken care of at home?

Answer -Yes absolutely, caring for the older individuals at home will provide them with a sense of security because they are in the midst of their trusted people it will contribute a positive impact on their health. Moreover, most of them older people’s greatest and final wish will be they don’t want to die at the hospital bed so whatever disease they are displaying it better to taking care of them at home itself because here we are paying back by satisfying their needs and providing comfort and care which they were given at our younger age, it’s our responsibility. for instance, while I was working at my hospital there was an old lady who admitted in my medical ward when she knew that she won’t survive next week she became stubborn and begged at the doctor and other health professionals because she wants to die at her home also, as it is a hospital atmosphere she hasn’t see her grandchildren and her older husband ever since she admitted in the hospital. Finally, they taken the discharge and went back home,

Question 3:- How can people in the neighbourhood help the elderly during an epidemic?

Answer -Well, in a pandemic or epidemic crisis, people are sequestrating themselves at home. In these tough times, people in the neighbourhood can help the elderly by giving them whatever they want for instance most of the people should have lifestyle disease and consuming tablets on a daily basis so delivering essential medicines and providing food to them will be the great thing that every neighbourhood can do.

Question 4:- Do you see this kind of help occurring in your neighbourhood?

Answer -Absolutely, ever since the pandemic hit our world, I saw these kinds of benevolent activities in my own neighbourhood as well. There is a youth club in my residential area. The volunteers took count of elderly people who was living alone and took the details as well. As I was the only nurse in my neighbourhood, so I visited every older individual monthly for checking their bp level and sugar count and consulted the doctor digitally, Moreover the volunteers bought necessary things for them and also the medicines. Sometimes people cook the food for them and deliver it to their doorstep. So these all activities are we done in the pandemic.

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