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If you suspect an elderly person needs help, do not ignore the warning signs.
Look for signs of memory loss.
Is the speech slurred?
Does the person start a sentence, only to pause and stop mid sentence, as if confused, or unable to communicate for a moment.
Is the person eating properly?
What about grooming?
Is the laundry caught up?
Has the elderly person fallen recently?
Warning signs are everywhere. Keep your eyes open, and look for them!