Do you speak to your parents on the phone but you don’t see them that often? Do you want to make sure they are still ok? Please see the attached article which will give you 7 things to look for when you return home for the holidays to make sure your parents do not have early signs of dementia. Many times you cannot hear the signs over the phone, but they are visible in person.
– Melissa Levin, CFP®, CFS
“The holidays can be a good time to assess whether aging parents are having memory issues and need help managing their finances — as well as other tasks. You might not notice many of the early signs of dementia if your only contact with your parents is by phone. But if you spend several days with them over Thanksgiving or Christmas, you should get a better picture of how they’re coping. ” – Cameron Huddleston
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