Signs your aging parent needs help
Growing up we see our parents as a superman/woman and consider them invincible. We get to a certain point in life where we realize that they are aging. After that point we come to a time where we realize they may need some extra help. US News proposes some red flags to help you recognize early:
1. Are they forgetting things?
2. Is the car dented, or are the side mirrors missing?
3. Are they reluctant to travel?
4. Are they losing weight?
5. Does the fridge have spoiled food?
6. Are they withdrawing from their activities?
7. Is the house messier than usual?
8. Are the unkempt?
9. Do they use furniture as a support when walking?
10. Have bills been forgotten?
11. Are they missing medications?
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