Care recipient (cr) lives alone and others are not sure if this is a good idea

Try: Look for these signs to see if living alone is no longer safe for cr cr forgets to eat food has burned because it was left on the stove the oven isn’t turned off

Materials: n/a

Categories: Sage, Topic, Maintenance, Medical Physical, Personal, Mobility, Needs Some Assistance, Independence, No Supervision, Some Supervision, Vision, So-So Vision, Poor Vision, Cognitive Awareness, Fully Aware, Somewhat Aware, Long-Term Memory, So-So L T Memory, Poor L T Memory, Short-Term Memory, So-So S T Memory, Poor S T Memory

Information: Check local phone book or contact the meals on wheels organization at 703-548-5558 www mowaa org

References: caring for a person with alzheimer’s disease your easy-to-use guide from the national institute on aging by national institute on aging 2011 available at www nia nih gov

Keywords: Living alone memory loss stove oven forgets forgetful independence trouble remembering

*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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