Take this test to assess a senior’s need for in-home care

The following checklist can help you to decide if the senior you know is capable of living independently and to define his or her needs for in-home eldercare. Also consider how many of the following activities require you to help the senior yourself. In-home senior care doesn’t just assist seniors; it brings respite and peace of mind to their families, too.

Take this care needs test

Do you have an aging spouse, parent, other relative or friend who needs help with…

  1. Dressing and undressing?
  2. Driving or using public transportation?
  3. Shopping for groceries and clothing?
  4. Preparing healthy, regular meals?
  5. Taking a bath or shower?
  6. Getting in and out of bed?
  7. Having social interaction and companionship?
  8. Using the bathroom?
  9. Doing laundry or light housekeeping?
  10. Remaining active and interested in life and hobbies?
  11. Walking, climbing stairs and getting around the house easily?
  12. Remembering to take medications?
  13. Practicing prescribed physical therapy exercises?

If you can answer “Yes” to any of the above, click here to arrange a FREE, no obligation consultation!

Can the senior draw a round clock?

  1. How well is the circle drawn?
  2. Did they include two hands for the hours and minutes?
  3. Did they include the numbers 1 thru 12 as on traditional clocks?

If you answered “No” to any of these tasks, click here to arrange a FREE, no obligation consultation!