Are Your Parents Okay At Home

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Learn about home care services available for aging parents and grandparents.

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Are Your Parents Okay At Home

  1. 1. Are Your Parents Okay At Home
  2. 2. • Your loved ones may need home care services to ensure their safety and independence when you cannot be there. • When visiting the older adults in your life, look for signs that they may need assistance. Check for Signs that They May Need Help
  3. 3. • Nutrition Issues • Physical Limitations • Grooming & Personal Hygiene • Medication Non-Adherence • Housekeeping Issues • Lack of Social Life • Signs of Alzheimer’s and Dementia Signs that They May Need Help
  4. 4. • Weight loss or diminished appetite • Unwillingness to prepare meals • Spoiled food left in the refrigerator Nutrition Issues
  5. 5. • Difficulty standing • Problems with walking or maintaining balance • A history of falls Physical Limitations
  6. 6. • Hair unwashed and not combed • Not bathing regularly • Wearing soiled clothing Grooming and Hygiene Concerns
  7. 7. • Forgetting to take medications on time, or as directed • Unable to manage multiple medications • Not refilling prescriptions Medication Non-Adherence
  8. 8. • Cluttered home • Unwashed laundry • Paperwork and bills piling up Housekeeping Issues
  9. 9. • Unable to drive • Lack of interest in socializing • No longer participating in activities once enjoyed Lack of Social Life
  10. 10. • Changes in personality • Experiencing confusion • Memory loss or difficulty concentrating * If you are worried that your loved one may be showing signs of dementia, contact a physician immediately for a thorough evaluation. Alzheimer’s and Dementia Concerns*
  11. 11. A premier provider of private duty home care services with locations throughout the United States and international locations in Canada and the U.K. For a location near you, call: 800-886-4044 Supporting independence, dignity and quality of life ComForCare Health Care Holdings, Inc. 2520 Telegraph Road, Suite 201 Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302 www.ComForCare.com

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