Caring for aging parents is a concern for many people. Parents may live alone, be in failing health or have infirmities that make caring for themselves difficult or impossible. Though assisted living and other facilities have grown in popularity, many elders prefer to age in their own homes. Home health care can be the perfect solution for these seniors.
When Aging Parents Need Help
Signs that an aging parent is having trouble living on his own include difficulty walking or maintaining balance, a smell of urine in the house, a decline in grooming habits, body odor, clutter in the house, stacks of unopened mail, weight loss, missing important appointments and forgetfulness. A diagnosis of Alzheimer’s is an important event that that your aging parent will require increasing assistance in the future. Any significant medical condition may mean that your elderly parent may need help at home.
Availability of Family
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