Knowing When it’s Time to Get Help

  • Inability to recall physician’s advice and orders
  • Confusion regarding medication administration
  • Continuous and repetitious seeking of support for same issues
  • Forgetting to pay bills, resulting in services being terminated
  • Discovery of unpaid property taxes or unfiled returns
  • An uncharacteristic surge in charitable donations
  • Inability to eat properly, prepare or obtain food
  • Development of a medical crisis that threatens independence, i.e. broken hip
  • Insurance company’s denial of needed treatments or services
  • Lack of understanding related to medical bills and insurance contributions
  • Identification of service providers not adequately providing necessary services
  • Repeated hospitalizations and failed outpatient treatment plans
  • Inability to manage simple activities of daily living, i.e. grooming or laundry
  • Appearance of “helpful friends” who pry into financial and personal matters
  • Purchases of unnecessary goods or services in response to solicitations