Aging parents sometimes don’t recognize or admit they need care. But going without it can have dangerous consequences, such as falls, malnutrition and undiagnosed dementia. It may take a loved one’s watchful eye to see the subtle but tell-tale changes. The Houston Northwest Medical Center lists these warning signs as examples:
- Unintentional weight loss.
- Home safety issues, such as burned pots (did they forget about them?) or burned-out light bulbs (can they not change them?).
- Personal hygiene …Read more ›