Signs that your loved one might need help

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Next time you are visting a friend or relative, spend some time checking for signs that they might need help. Often times older adults in an effort to remain independent try to hide things that might cause concern for loved ones. Use the list below to help spot issues that might raise a red flag.

a. Daily housework not being performed
i. Tired
ii. Overwhelmed
iii. Forgetting

b. Mail piling up
i. Overwhelmed with ...

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Medication Management

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They say that the memory is the second thing to go. What’s the first? Well the truth is I can’t remember. Let’s face it, the older we get the harder it is to remember the simple things. Whether it’s where you left your car keys or the name of that actor from a movie you saw last weekend last, it happens to all of us. Usually my mother calls me by my brothers name first then quickly corrects herself and ...

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