Aging Parents: Do These Changes Mean Something?


Part 1

"Are these red flags or just normal aging?" This is a frequently asked question by the adult children of aging parents. Being alert to how changes in functioning might impact the life of a loved one can mean the difference between being proactive or missing the opportunity to begin some of those important conversations. MORE

Part 2

In part one of this series, some of the concerns about memory loss, hearing problems, moodiness and decreased interest in activities were addressed. Here are some other concerns that are frequently mentioned. Is it time for a parent to move to a smaller home, or to a place where there is more assistance? Should mom be driving? Why is my dad coughing when drinking water? What can I do if mom is losing weight and skipping meals? MORE


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