QUESTION: What are some Warning Signs that my parents may need help with their Elder Care?
ANSWER: Below are some warning signs that your loved one may need help with their Elder Care:
- Deteriorating hygiene or appearance
- Erratic or inappropriate behavior changes
- Increasing confusion or disorientation
- Depression with tearfulness, loss of appetite
- Signs of insufficient nutrition, dehydration, or weight loss
- Inability to manage money
- Friends or neighbors express concern
- Inability to manage medications
- Unclean or unsafe living environment
- Falling, lack of mobility, wandering, or significant vision or hearing difficulties
- Wears same clothing more than two days in a row
- Difficulty getting out of bed and preparing for the day
- Noted changes in short term memory loss
Today’s Answer was provided by Lauren Spiglanin, Founder of Family Connect Care in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. Ms. Spiglanin is a Partner Member in the national ElderCare Matters Alliance.
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Today"s Elder Care / Senior Care Q&A is about Elder Care Warning Signs