Checking in on your parents over the holidays

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The holiday season is important for aging parents. Not only is it a joyous time to get the entire family together, but it is also when families notice how much mom’s health and independence have deteriorated. We’ve designed a special class to help you identify the signs indicate trouble your aging family members and what you can do to help.

Look for Changes in Lifestyle

Generally, you should be looking for changes in your family members habits and abilities, specifically in areas like:

  • Physical Abilities
  • Eating Habits
  • Cleanliness
  • Social Interactions

More specifically, look for these items below. Don't fret though, we've also provided solutions to help with each.


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Getting Out of the House

Does it look like your parents have left the house in a while?

Isolation can be as detrimental to your health as a pack of cigarettes a day.

Solutions

Grand Pad A simplified iPad made for seniors.

Grand Pad
A simplified iPad made for seniors.

Visiting Angels Companion Care help elders get out and about.

Visiting Angels
Companion Care help elders get out and about.

Senior Center W/O Walls Daily activities over the phone!

Senior Center W/O Walls
Daily activities over the phone!