Safety, regarding the driving situation, expired medications, food in the fridge, etc. Follow your nose! If mom or dad’s home smells of urine, investigate further, incontinence is a huge indicator, although a very touchy subject, but incredibly important to address. Also, learn about some pertinent questions you should be asking, so that this difficult conversation, which should, ideally, take weeks or months to have, can at least begin.
Get peace of mind by knowing you are doing everything you can to help make sure your aging loved one’s quality of life is as good as it can possibly be, and be informed about some things you may have yet to even consider until listening to this episode.