Checking On Elderly Parents

If you’ll be seeing elderly parents or other family members this weekend… It’s a good time to make sure they’re in good health. Aging experts from the Baylor College of Medicine suggest asking older relatives if they have had their yearly check-up. You may want become familiar with their medications as well. It’s helpful to take a picture of them so that you have them hand. If they are running low on their prescriptions, you can always have them refilled before heading out of town. Experts say adult children should also look for signs of aging in elderly parents such as a lack in personal hygiene, disorganized home, unpaid bills, or expired food. All of these can be delicate matters to bring up… Experts say it’s important to ask elderly parents if they would like assistance.

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