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Assisting Hands – Serving Boca Delray has published a series of editorial content to help you recognize the warning signs that your elderly parent may need home care. At Assisting Hands®, we help you explore whether or not it is time to work with caregivers. It’s also important to recognize the early ages of diseases like dementia and Alzheimer’s so that you may gently introduce and transition your loved ones to home care services.
“There are many warning signs that may indicate that in-home care is needed for your elderly parent to live safe and independent at home. After identifying those warning signs, it’s important to start a conversation to get them help.” said Ricardo Perez, President with Assisting Hands – Serving Boca Delray.
Some Warning Signs:
- Spoiled food that doesn’t get thrown away
- Forgetful and missing important appointments
- Changes in mood or extreme mood swings
- Trouble getting up from a seated position, and unexplained bruising
- Difficulty with walking, balance and mobility
- Infrequent showering and bathing and unpleasant body odor
- Stacks of unopened mail or an overflowing mailbox
- Loss of interest in hobbies and activities
View this infographic that illustrates some of the warning signs.
Assisting Hands® makes it a priority to increase consciousness of the warning signs related to Home Care and works in together with its client to make their homes safer. “Our competent, capable and loving caregivers are trained in home care and can take care of your elderly parents and help them stay at home safely and independently,” added Perez.
ABOUT Assisting Hands – Serving Boca Delray
Assisting Hands® is a private pay, Non Medicare/Medicaid, In Home Health Agency that provides non-medical, personal care and skilled services, including nursing, occupational and speech therapy. Assisting Hands of Boca Raton and Delray Beach has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Home Care Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Joint Commission’s “Gold Seal of Approval™” is an internationally recognized symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective care. Learn more at assistinghands.com/bocadelray/about-us/ or call (561) 419-6281.
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