Everyday signs of aging are normal, but have you determined if your elderly relative may need homecare? If not, here are a few things to think about when evaluating the general health of the elderly.
Vision: Can your elderly relative see properly? Do they have to wear glasses and if so, when is the last time they had their prescription evaluated? A trip to the opthamologist can solve many minor vision related issues so make an appointment today.
Hearing: Does your lovedone have trouble hearing? If you think your elderly relative might need hearing aids make an appointment for a free hearing test nearby.A professional can help you with fitting, pricing and the right hearing product.Homecare: Is the house your loved one lives in properly taken care of? If your elderly relative seems to be having trouble performing the regular duties they once did like cooking and cleaning it may be time to consider bringing in someone to help. There are many levels of care out there, from nursing to maid services, so talk to your loved one about what they might be comfortable with.