As the aging process continues, a fear of falling can eventually limit an at-home senior’s activities to the point it threatens their wellbeing and independence. To help ensure that doesn’t happen to your loved one, try these reliable steps to help them overcome their fears.
Whenever you’ve tried to discuss getting an assistive device for him, like a walker, he gets defensive and says: “Those things are for old people!”. What should you do? Persuading an elderly parent that it’s time to use a walker isn’t easy. What follows are some creative ways to get them to agree.