How the physical effects of ageing affect an elderlys self confidence
As a person becomes old they seem to lack in confidence. For some this isn't the case but ageing can affect it in many ways. Not only positively but negatively too. Self esteem is how someone feels about themselves as a person but self confidence is how they protray themselves to others around them. Some being very confident but others not being confident at all.
Compared to when they were young the elderly may lose there self confidence as they begin to age and there are many reasons for that. A lot of people tend to be very negative towards life because some may be embarassed about themselves such as the old 'ageing look' grey hair, wrinkles and …show more content…
Although many people are diffferent and the reason they are like this could be the fact that they grew up to be like that, some may have grown up to have never liked themself and always put them self down. This could be the case as from an early age. The thought of looking bad knocked there confidence to rock bottom and that has followed them throughout there life. A lot of people are also very shy and do lack in confidence and that can affect them through there whole life, causing them to not go out and