Age eventually sneaks up on everyone. It can be difficult to recognize when a parent or aging loved one isn’t as independent as they used to be. Maybe you’ve noticed small things such as their mail starting to pile up, or their chores going undone, or perhaps they forget to take their medication or pay their bills. While many of these tasks may seem minor in the grand scheme of things, they could potentially indicate a larger problem. For adults over 55 staying active and eating well can have a remarkable impact on their overall quality of life. Yet, it’s no secret that maintaining a well-balanced diet and regular physical activity can be challenging for seniors.
Everyone wants their parents or loved ones to be independent for as long as possible. One of the more difficult decisions an adult child can make is figuring out whether a parent or loved one could benefit from a lifestyle change. It’s up to you to evaluate the health of your parent or loved one and to make sure they are in a safe living environment. By knowing what signs to look for, you can be one step ahead as you assess what needs to change in their living situation.
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