The holidays are a good time for family members to be alert for signs that elderly relatives may need physical, mental or financial help, according to Eldercare Link, a free eldercare referral service.
The most important thing, it said, is to look for signs of change in mood, health and living conditions. Here are signs to look for: •Personal hygiene problems
•Home dirty or in disarray
•Weight loss or weight gain- check for spoiled food or insufficient food at home