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What are some signals that your aging parent needs help?

Frequent falls Unexplained bruises Unexplained weight loss Medication mistakes – forgetting to take, overdosing, abusing Behavior issues Getting lost while driving or walking Social isolation Financial management – not paying bills, making gifts to strangers Nutrition – nothing in the refrigerator or cupboards etc. Unsafe driving Confusion and forgetfulness Balance or mobility problems Refusing to see the doctor or follow advice One spouse overwhelmed or in poor health caring for the other spouse