Published on: December 27, 2017
by Leah Veschio, RN, MSN, CLNC for FBN:
I am often asked what signs are common with dementia patients other than the obvious memory loss. A common sign that often goes unnoticed is changes in their spending habits. Here are some warning signs to watch for with elderly family members:
Most importantly, make sure that someone in the family has financial power of attorney and is aware of the elderly parent’s finances. This will be one of the hardest conversations as elderly parents do not want to share their situation with their children. However, if it comes to a point that they are not able to take care of finances on their own, families can have challenges helping them legally and safely.
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