Thanksgiving is a wonderful time for family

Use this time to observe your loved one and know the signs of when additional help is needed

As you visit your loved one this holiday season, it is important to use this time not only to enjoy the time with them but also to observe their living environment, physical health and mental/emotional well-being.

Here are a few of top warning signs that you or your loved one might benefit from additional help in the home:

  • Changes in Balance or Mobility
    Are they having a more difficult time getting around?
  • Significant Weight Changes
    Do you notice significant weight gain or weight loss?
  • Emotional Well-Being
    Detecting depression, especially over the phone, can be difficult. Learn what to look for.
  • Living Conditions
    Is the mail piling up? Are they keeping up with the household needs?

Read our full article to learn more including:

  • What to look for
  • Questions to ask
  • What might these changes mean
  • Possible next steps for various situations

If you are concerned that your loved one might need help managing their house or caring for themselves – give us a call at 781-245-1880 or visit us online at ABC Home Healthcare has been helping to keep Cape Ann seniors safe at home for nearly 20 years. We would be honored to help you too.

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