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10 Signs of an Aging Loved One

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Caregiver caring for disabled adult

1.  Difficulty managing medications - missed doses, overdoses, can't read directions on bottles, numerous prescriptions from different doctors, too expensive

2.  Unsteady while walking - has fallen more than once, reluctant to walk usual distances, unexplained injuries, expressed fear of falling, narrow stairways

3.  Decline in personal cleanliness - unkempt appearance, body odor, wearing the same clothes for days

4.  Missed or excessive doctor/hospital visits

5.  Change in behavior or personality - more anxious, depressed, upset, lack of interest in usual activities, noticeable change in daily routine or sleep patterns

6.  Reluctance to leave the house - changed visiting patterns with friends and/or family, decreased involvement in social or religious activities

7.  Trouble performing daily housekeeping tasks - dirty laundry or dishes piling up, simple home repairs not made, lights not working, thermostat not adjusted, outside of home unkempt

8.  Unexplained weight loss - no longer cooking, shortage of food in the home, spoiled food in the refrigerator

9.  Unpaid bills or unopened mail

10.  Altered communication patterns - less frequent, poorer quality, changes in vision or hearing ability

10 Early Warning Signs of Parkinson's Disease

Senior Depression

1.  Tremor or Shaking
2.  Small Handwriting
3.  Loss of Smell|
4.  Trouble Sleeping
5.  Trouble Moving or Walking
6.  Constipation
7.  A Soft or Low Voice
8.  Maked Face
9.  Dizziness or Fainting
10.  Stooping or Hunched Over

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