Assisted living facilities appleton, assisted living services, green bay senior care appleton, senior care Green Bay
care givers Appleton, Wisconsin, Assisted Living Facilities Appleton, Wisconsin, Oshkosh, Fox Valley
elder care Appleton, Elder Care Green Bay senior care appleton, Senior Care Green Bay Assisted Living Appleton About assisted living Appleton, Green Bay Ready for Senior care, Elder care facts about elder care, senior care Appleton, Green Bay Home Health Care Appleton, Home Health Care Green Bay contact assisted living service Elder care Applton, Fox Cities, Fox Valley
assisted home health care service appleton
assisted home care appleton, home health care green bay
Prairie Home Assisted Living, Appleton
prairie home assisted living facebook
prairie home blog
Prairie Home Assisted Living Google Maps
How do I know if it is the right time?

Considering care choices for your loved one can be overwhelming. There are many options in elder care and sorting through all the information is confusing. You need to take the necessary measures to provide care, security and safety for those you love. Yet it can be difficult to match the various options with the preferences of family and care requirements of your loved one.

Here are some issues to consider when determining if care is necessary and what level of care is appropriate now. Indicate the frequency of the issue to see what your next step should be.

Medical Issues:
Has had a medical crisis or accident in the home.

Never
Occasionally
Sometimes
Often

Expired medications or pills forgotten to be taken are found in the home.

Never
Occasionally
Sometimes
Often

Has current medical conditions which require extra care.

Never
Occasionally
Sometimes
Often

Memory Issues:
Forgets important names and places, show signs of general confusion.

Never
Occasionally
Sometimes
Often

Is less talkative, shows signs of social withdrawal.

Never
Occasionally
Sometimes
Often

Shows inability to make own decisions.

Never
Occasionally
Sometimes
Often

Social Issues:
Is content to sit in a chair all day.

Never
Occasionally
Sometimes
Often

Exhibits difficulties with speaking or communicating.

Never
Occasionally
Sometimes
Often

Nutritional Issues:
Lacks interest in food and is losing weight.

Never
Occasionally
Sometimes
Often

Needs assistance with meals.

Never
Occasionally
Sometimes
Often

Mobility Issues:
Needs assistance with transferring, walking and exercise.

Never
Occasionally
Sometimes
Often

Has vision, hearing or mobility issues that affect ability to function independently.

Never
Occasionally
Sometimes
Often

Hygiene Issues:
Wears dirty or food stained clothing or night clothing during the day.

Never
Occasionally
Sometimes
Often

Needs assistance with bathing and basic hygienic care.

Never
Occasionally
Sometimes
Often

Housekeeping Issues:
The house is cluttered with accumulated mail or newspapers.

Never
Occasionally
Sometimes
Often

Laundry and basic housekeeping tasks like dusting and vacuuming are left undone.

Never
Occasionally
Sometimes
Often

The kitchen or refrigerator smells of spoiled food or scorched cookware.

Never
Occasionally
Sometimes
Often

eldery care Appleton, Eldery Care Green Bay
companion care, appleton, health care services, green bay seior nutrition appleton, senior care for wellness appleton, Neenah