When is it time to hire in-home care?
Most people over the age of 65 are happy, healthy, and fully independent. However, the aging process eventually brings about physical and mental changes that can interfere with an active and self-sufficient lifestyle. A change in functioning doesn’t necessarily mean a move to assisted living or a nursing home, but it does indicate a need for extra help to support one’s desire to age in place. Here are 5 questions to ask yourself when trying to determine if your aging loved one needs extra assistance at home.