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

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