Few things are more worrisome than when an elderly parent or close relative, particularly one with medical problems or memory impairment, lives alone. Understandably, people want to remain in their own homes as long as possible. Yet, as physical and/or mental limitations worsen with the aging process, simple tasks like cooking, bathing, climbing stairs and doing household chores in the basement or yard can pose real dangers.
What’s worse is the idea that if the person falls or becomes injured, they could be left for a long time without receiving aid. According to the Consumers Advocate, 62% of […]