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Table Talk Tuesday: Does Your Aging Parent Need Help Series

Part 3: Changes in Behavior or Mental Status


How will you know when your elderly parents need help at home? One thing is certain: your parents aren’t likely to be the ones who tell you they need a helping hand! Admitting the need for help and accepting assistance are not easy for people as they age. One way to avoid this is to start regularly monitoring your parents’ physical and mental abilities and researching long-term care options. This will ensure you are prepared should your parents begin to show signs of needing help.


Changes in Behavior or Mental Status

  • Lack of drive or motivation.

  • Loss of interest in hobbies and activities.

  • Difficulty keeping track of time.

  • Failure to return phone calls to friends and family members.

  • Changes in mood or extreme mood swings.

  • Increased agitation

  • Verbally or physically abusive behaviors.

If you find yourself answering yes to some or all of these changes to your loved one, rest assured that Indigo Nursing has a full range of caregivers ready to handle your loved one's caregiving needs. Call today to schedule a free consultation.


Original article found at AgingCare.com



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