What if a loved one was in need of help as they aged? Do you think you would be able to recognize the signs? Here are 5 signs to look for that could mean your elderly relative needs help at home.
Lack of Hygiene and Cleanliness
A sign to look for with seniors who may need help is repeatedly wearing the same clothes. This goes beyond wearing a favorite sweatshirt. The clothes may be stained or worn out from constant wear. It could be that doing laundry or bathing have become increasingly difficult and a physical challenge. If a family member has already fallen in the bath or shower, they could have a fear of it happening again. Paying attention to these habits could help prevent something worse from happening.
Signs of Burned Food, Pots and Pans or Stove Tops